Saturday Astoria Safeway reported a female tried to pass a fraudulent check for $310.27 written by a "Julia Lewis." When thestore tried to verify the information through Bank of America, the female just left everything and left the store. Bank of America also toldhim that the checking account on the check had been closed for overone year.On Sunday a female described at white in her mid to late 20's, skinny,with dark hair showing blond highlight tried to pay for $265.00 worthof shoes and clothes at Famous Brand Footwear using a check under"Julia Lewis". The store did not honor the check and placed her itemson hold. On Monday a white male 6 foot with scratches on his face andneck wearing a stocking cap tried to recover the property using a creditcard under "Trudy McArther". The store did not honor the credit cardand he was last seen leaving the area north on HWY 101.The vehicle involved in the Seaside activity is described as a white 2012Chev Malibu four door Oregon License 753FTJ. The vehicle is a rentalcar out of Tualatin Oregon.Merchants coming in contact with anyone using these names shouldcontact their local police department immediately.
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