Stolen Check, Forged Signature: Suspect Identified and Wanted for Arrest

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WEST CHESTER, PA — Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department announced that an arrest warrant has been issued for 49-year-old Janak Kumar Joshi of Lancaster County.

Chester County Magisterial District Court 15-1-02 granted the warrant on September 18, 2023, in connection to Forgery, Theft, and related charges.

The criminal complaint alleges that on September 11, 2023, the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department received a report from an East Goshen Township resident in reference to a stolen personal check that was later forged and cashed without their consent or knowledge. After an investigation, Janak Kumar Joshi, a resident of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, was positively identified as the suspect.

If anyone has information or knows the whereabouts of Janak Kumar Joshi, contact Detective Diamond at, 610-692-9600, or submit your tip online here.

Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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