Woman accused of stealing checks

POULSBO — Christina M. Getsinger, 43, of Olalla was charged with three counts of second-degree identity theft Sept. 17.

On June 22, a Poulsbo woman told the Sheriff’s Office that two boxes of personal checks had been stolen from her mailbox. Between June 22-27, 13 of the stolen checks were forged and presented at many locations around Kitsap County, according to a sheriff’s office report. Surveillance from eight of the incidents showed Getsinger allegedly possessing, forging and presenting the stolen checks. Getsinger allegedly stole $840.61 using the checks.

Getsinger was arrested for identity theft, forgery and possession of stolen property. She was booked into Kitsap County Jail and bail set at $60,000. She was also booked for four felony warrants from Kennewick.

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