Updated: March 18, 2013 6:47AM
Fake checks, forgery charges: Sarah J. Greyson, 27, of the 200 block of Lilac Lane, Elgin, was charged with six felony counts of forgery. She is accused of creating checks, possibly off the Internet, on the account of Clinton Oil Corp. in Crystal Lake on several dates this year. According to police, she would either cash the checks herself or have friends cash them, giving her the money. The management at Clinton Oil said they did not know who Greyson was. Bail was set at $20,000, and she was given a March 1 court date.
Retail theft: Kevlan D. McGinnis, 36, of the 700 block of Cedar Avenue, Elgin, was charged with a felony count of retail theft with a previous retail theft conviction following an incident Thursday at Menards, 825 S. Randall Road. Police said McGinnis tried to steal three pieces of copper pipe from the store. Bail was set at $15,000, and he was given a March 1 court date.