One arrested, another wanted in alleged bad check scheme

Harrington Police need your help to find a suspect wanted for attempting to cash a fraudulent check.


Police were called to the WSFS bank on Commerce Street in Harrington on a reported attempt to cash a bad check. When officers arrived, they took 23-year-old Rebecca Lankford of Harrington into custody and learned that she reportedly received the check from 21-year-old Jaimere Harrison of Dover to cash and she was to turn the cash over to him.


She was charged with felony attempted theft over $1,500, felony 2nd degree forgery and felony conspiracy. Lankford was arraigned and released on her own recognizance. Harrison is wanted for similar charges.


Anyone with information on his whereabouts should contact Harrington Police at 302-398-4493 or Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333.

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