A Naugatuck man is facing several charges after allegedly opening a checking account in his deceased mother’s name.
Peter Martonick, 45, of Naugatuck, was charged with third-degree forgery, third-degree identity theft and issuing a bad check on August 23 at approximately 9:18 a.m.
According to police, after receiving the checks from the account Martonick would fill out the amount he needed, sign his deceased mother’s name and deposit it into his account.
Martonick was released on $2,500 non-surety bond and is scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on September 4.
The above arrest information was supplied by the Naugatuck Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.