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WBRSO: Woman wanted for using stolen check to buy washer, dryer

4 months 3 weeks 4 days ago Friday, July 21 2017 Jul 21, 2017 July 21, 2017 11:04 AM July 21, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Alicia Serrano
Image via: West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office

PORT ALLEN – The West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is seeking help from the public in identifying a woman who allegedly tried to use a stolen check to buy a washer and dryer. 

Deputies are searching for 44-year-old Annette Marie Burch who is wanted for one count of forgery and two counts of identity theft. 

According to the sheriff's office, Burch went to Bellelos Furniture Store on Highway 1 on June 30 and presented a check that was stolen from a 78-year-old victim. Burch signed and gave the stolen check to the cashier an attempt to buy the washer and dryer worth $1,580.13, according to the sheriff's office. 

Burch is described as a black woman, 5'6'' in height and weighing 330 pounds. 

Anyone with information regarding Burch's whereabouts is urged to call the West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office at (225) 343-9234.

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