ORLANDO – Florida’s Orange County Circuit Judge Stan Strickland on Monday signed court documents which required Casey Anthony to return to Orlando and complete a probation sentence as a result of a check fraud conviction. The judge was adamant in his statement that Anthony would be adhering to his decision. “From my reading of this, she should be reporting to probation in Orlando probably within 72 hours,” he said.
A Florida judge on Monday signed amended court documents mandating that Casey Anthony return to Orlando to serve a year of probation stemming from her check fraud conviction. In a misunderstanding during the case, Anthony’s attorney Jose Baez is attempting to get credit for time served and probation for the conviction.
In January 2010 was charged and pleaded guilty to felony check fraud charges. She was accused of stealing the checkbook of Amy Huizenga and writing five checks totaling $644.25, according to the Orlando Sentinel.
On July 5, 2011, Anthony was found not guilty of the murder in the 2008 death of her daughter Caylee. After her release from prison on July 17, her whereabouts were unknown.