BPD: Boise man charged with 40 felonies after stealing checks

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) - A 24-year-old Boise man has been booked into the Ada County Sheriff's Office on 40 felonies.

Boise PD says it received a report of a theft from a home on the 1000 block of North Aster Avenue Wednesday.

The victims, who are well known to the suspect, told police that John Lam stole 20 personal checks from their home earlier that day, officials say. A detailed investigation indicates the suspect forged multiple checks to obtain more than $4,000 from the victim's account.