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COLLEGE STATION A Texas A&M custodian is facing forgery and theft charges after police say she stole checks and a gift card from A&M staff.
38-year-old Lynn Rosade Jackson is facing three counts of forgery and one count of theft from October and November of last year. According to police, three staff members at the Emerging Technologies Building reported that checks went missing on November 1st. Through the investigation, officers found out that the checks were allegedly stolen in October and cashed at several banks and a credit union across town. Police say that the checks were made out to Timothy Carter and each check had a forged signature on it, based on handwritting samples provided by Jackson's employer.
A criminal trespass warrant was issued to Jackson against the Emerging Technologies Building.
On November 25th, a staff member at the ETB reported to University Police that a Best Buy gift card was missing. The employee contacted Best Buy, who said that he card, valued at $400, was used at the College Station location and had a "zero balance." Police say that surveillance video shows Jackson and Carter using the card twice. A reciept provided by Best Buy says "Timothy, thanks for shopping." Police say that the customer using the gift card was able to attach points to their customer profile for the purchases.
In all, Jackson and Carter allegedly stole $1,300 over a two month period. Jackson is being charged with three counts of forgery and one count of theft. She is being held at the Brazos County Jail under $17,000 bond.
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