Former Nashua woman accused of stealing, cashing checks in Merrimack

MERRIMACK – A former Nashua woman charged by Hollis police with stealing and cashing checks from a family member is now facing similar criminal charges in Merrimack.

Deborah Philbrick, 27, who now lists an address of 424 Walnut St., Manchester, turned herself in on a warrant to Merrimack police around 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, and was charged with two counts of forgery, police said.

Merrimack police began investigating Philbrick on Oct. 29 after Hollis police relayed information that checks stolen in Hollis had been cashed at a bank in Merrimack by Philbrick, police said.

Hollis police arrested Philbrick on Oct. 17 and charged her with theft by unauthorized taking, a felony. Police there said the checks were cashed for more than $5,000.

Merrimack police released Philbrick on $4,000 personal recognizance bail and she will be arraigned at Merrimack district court on Jan. 7, police said.