Charles Steen Jr. accused of stealing from hospitalized roommate

A Frederick man is accused of stealing from his roommate while he was hospitalized last September, The Frederick News Post reports.

Charles Derris Steen Jr., 29, was charged Tuesday with several counts of theft and forgery.

Police say Steen took three checks from his roommate, who was in a veterans hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va. He made two of them out to himself and one to Verizon, totaling $460.

Police say Steen had also pawned his roommate's television.

Read more: The Frederick News Post