Last week, deputies from the Highland Station responded to a report of a fraudulent check called in by the Money Tree at 26529 Highland Avenue in the City of Highland. Through investigation, deputies were able to determine that the suspect, Govona Collins had cashed thousands of dollars for fraudulent checks.
Deputies obtained and served a search warrant for her home in the 15500 block of La Paz Drive in the City of Victorville, where the located thousands of dollars in fraudulent checks. Collins was arrested without incident and remains at the West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga.
According to the Friday, September 19th press release, Collins has a history of forgery and fraud. Collins was on felony probation for a May 19, 2016, auto theft and a misdemeanor DUI conviction. She was also charged with forgery of a check or money order, but that was dismissed due to the plea agreement.
Collins is scheduled to appear at the Victorville Superior Court on Tuesday afternoon for an arraignment hearing.
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