Queens woman charged after attempting to deposit forged check in Westport

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A woman from Queens is facing charges after attempting to deposit a forged check in Westport.

According to police, on April 19th around 4:30 p.m., units responded to Citibank after receiving a report of a woman attempting to deposit a fraudulent check into the account of a another person.

At the scene, officers identified the woman as Xiara Bermudez.

Authorities said they learned that Bermudez previously attempted to deposit the check at a branch in another town, but left before any transaction took place.

When officers attempted to handcuff her, she allegedly tried to head to the exit and a brief struggle ensued before she was apprehended.

Bermudez is facing charges of interfering with an officer, forgery, and attempt to commit larceny.

She was released after posting a $5,000 bond and will appear in court on April 29th.

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