ROCKLAND — Rockland police charged a 20-year-old Waldo County man with withdrawing more than $10,000 from a bank after depositing a fraudulent check.

Spencer Nickerson of Jackson was issued a summons by Rockland police Sept. 17 on the charges of Class B theft and Class B forgery. According to police, the charges come after an investigation into the deposit of the fraudulent check that was deposited at a bank in Rockland.

Nickerson is scheduled to appear in the Knox County Court in November.

Rockland police also issued a statement on its Facebook page in a separate case about catalytic converters being stolen.

“Over the past two weeks, several catalytic converters have been stolen from vehicles parked in the Industrial Park in Rockland. We are asking citizens to please take notice of any suspicious vehicles/persons in the area, particularly during the overnight hours. Anyone with any information regarding these thefts is asked to contact Officer John Bagley at jbagley@rocklandmaine.gov.”
Additionally, Rockland Police took an increasing number of reported thefts from unlocked motor vehicles; particularly in the North End of the city.
Citizens are reminded to lock their vehicles when unattended and are encouraged to contact police if they observe anyone milling around or looking into parked vehicles. Rockland Police remind the public that they are on duty 24/7 and can be reached at 594-0677 (non-emergency) or by calling 9-1-1 (emergency only).