A probationer accused of stealing checks from a Norco resident and cashing them failed to appear for her arraignment Tuesday in Riverside, prompting a judge to issue a warrant for her arrest.

Megan Alice Schuchman, 34, of Norco is charged with three counts of identity theft for the alleged offenses, which occurred in 2016.

Schuchman was slated to be arraigned at the Riverside Hall of Justice, but when her case was called before Riverside County Superior Court Judge Emma Smith, the defendant was nowhere to be found.

Smith immediately revoked Schuchman’s $20,000 bail and signed a bench warrant for her arrest.

The convicted felon was apprehended in February 2017 following a sheriff’s investigation into the alleged thefts from a mailbox in the 2200 block of Corona Avenue.

Sheriff’s Sgt. Justin Rowan alleged that on Dec. 18, 2016, Schuchman snatched checks that had been sent to the resident, whose identity was not released, and then forged the demand deposits, cashing them in neighboring cities.

The total monetary loss was not disclosed.

Detectives confirmed the alleged thief’s identity weeks later, culminating in her arrest in Riverside on Feb. 22, 2017.

According to court records, Schuchman has several prior convictions for identity theft.

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