SALISBURY, Md.– A woman is behind bars following accusations that she stole an exotic bird and personal checks from a Salisbury home.
The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office said that on Saturday, Oct. 20, it launched an investigation on into the theft of a macaw parrot and three personal checks from a home on Tyler Avenue.
Police said that the investigating deputy was able to connect 23-year-old Carrie Lynn Schwab of Salisbury with this case.
According to authorities, the deputy found the stolen macaw at a Salisbury pet store and was able to identify that Schwab sold the bird to the business.
Police said the deputy also discovered Schwab had forged and cashed the three personal checks made payable to herself at a Salisbury bank.
The deputy obtained a warrant for Schwab's arrest and she was taken into custody on Tuesday, Oct. 23. Schwab was charged with theft, forgery and issuing a false document and ordered held in the Wicomico County Detention Center in lieu of $10,000 bond.
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