Local authorities are seeking the whereabouts of two suspects wanted on possible bank fraud across the region. On Thursday, April 27, the Siren Police Department received a complaint of multiple incidents of fraud at the Community Bank’s Siren office.
According to the complaint, a male and a female suspect came into the bank at different times and cashed checks written to a Community Bank account. The male suspect presented checks at Siren, Grantsburg and Cameron branches of Community Bank; The female presented checks at Grantsburg and Siren. The total amount of the checks presented to the Siren branch totaled over $9,000.
Siren Police Department has partnered with the Grantsburg Police Department, the Cameron Police Department and the Burnett County Sheriff’s Office in the investigation of this incident.
After speaking with the account owner, it was determined that the checks presented were fabricated by the suspects. After reviewing security video at Community Bank, the Village of Siren traffic cameras and identification line-up, the suspects were positively identified as Jamie L. Blackorby, 46, Peoria Ill., and William S. Standiford, 59, Oakdale, Minn.
At this time, these two individuals are still at large.
The results of the investigation will be referred to the Burnett County District Attorney’s Office for review and to determine the appropriate criminal offense charges.
Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Blackorby or Standiford may contact the Siren Police Department at (715) 349-7181 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.
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