Police: Woman forged check, bribed detective

October 3, 2008 6:30:39 AM PDT
Authorities say a Long Island woman accused of forging a check of an elderly woman she cared for also tried to bribe a detective in the case.Twenty-six-year-old April Mayo is being arraigned Friday on charges of bribery and criminal possession of a forged instrument.

She was arrested earlier this week, after police say she offered the detective $250 to let her go.

Police say that in July, she cashed a $6,000 check belonging to the elderly woman she was caring for in the past year.

Police could not immediately provide the name of her attorney.

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