On Tuesday 12/03/2019, the Westtown-East Goshen Police were dispatched to Saints Simon and Jude Church in Westtown Township for the report of a fraudulent check. Police learned that a check was issued by the church to a nearby business, however, the check had been intercepted in the mail and altered. The altered check was subsequently cashed by the suspect at a nearby bank.
Further investigation identified the suspect as Carlos Omid Velez-Rojas. An arrest warrant was issued for Velez-Rojas who was located shortly thereafter when he was arrested by another police agency for unrelated charges. A Preliminary Hearing was held on February 10th, 2020 at District Court 15-2-03. Following a hearing, all charges were held over for Common Pleas Court.