News-Press Reports Funeral Home Director Arrested for Forgery

Published 07/13 2014 01:47PM

Updated 07/13 2014 01:58PM

Gloria Irene Mejorado, image from News-Press
Gloria Irene Mejorado, image from News-Press
LEVELLAND, TX -- The Funeral Home Director at Head Duarte Funeral Home in Levelland was arrested earlier this month according to a report in the Levelland Hockley County News-Press. 

Gloria Irene Mejorado, 53, was arrested for forgery and was able to bond out of jail by posting $10,000 according to the News-Press.  The funeral home was the subject of a search warrant, and investigators seized records.  At last check Head Duarte Funeral Home remained open, and Mejorado declined to comment, the News-Press said.

District Attorney Christopher Dennis was quoted as saying, “It [the investigation] had to do with the execution of documents surrounding the business.”

If convicted, Mejorado faces a state jail felony with a maximum two years behind bars. 

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