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Woman Charged With Stealing Almost $20K From Cambridge Church

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CAMBRIDGE, Md.- A Cambridge woman has been arrested for theft and related charges after police say she stole thousands of dollars from the Bucktown United Methodist Church.

According to the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office, 32-year-old Ashley Ellis was taken into custody Monday and charged in connection with that theft scheme. Deputies said their investigation revealed Ellis stole and forged checks totaling $19,632.76 from September 2015 through this month. According to the sheriff's office, the church was unaware of the theft.

Ellis was charged with operating a theft scheme between $10,000 and $100,000, identity theft, forgery of private documents, obtaining money by forgery and issuing a false document.

She was ordered to be held on $10,000 bond, according to the sheriff's office.

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