Mahood trial date named
COLUMBIA CITY— A man from Florida accused of forgery in Whitley County will stand trial in January.Scott D. Mahood, 34, of Coconut Creek, Fla., was arrested in September on two counts of forgery and two counts of theft. His girlfriend, Rebecka Scoggins, is also standing trial for the same charges.Monday, Mahood’s attorney, Brad Voelz, requested a jury trial Jan. 28-29, 2014.Case reports indicate that Mahood and Scoggins allegedly cashed checks that did not belong to them at 1st Source Bank locations throughout Northeast Indiana.To read the rest of this story, see the Nov. 2-3 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.