Man charged for use of false money orders

CARLISLE, Pa. (WHTM) – Police arrested a man after he attempted to cash a fraudulent $1,000 money order at a Carlisle post office.

Michael Kersey, 24, was taken into custody Wednesday from the post office at 66 W Louther St.

An investigation by USPS inspectors revealed that Kersey used fraudulent USPS money orders throughout the area.

Kersey is charged with forgery, theft by deception, and unlawful use of a computer.

He is also charged with flight to avoid apprehension after it was discovered that he had an active criminal arrest warrant from a weapons charge and parole violation in New York.

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