* Lawrence police arrested three Ottawa residents on charges of forgery after they allegedly tried to cash several stolen checks at various businesses around town on Tuesday. April Kayleen Brown, 28, was arrested on 20 counts of forgery and two counts of conspiracy to commit forgery. She was being held on $24,000 bond. Jeffrey Alan Brown, 28, and Sarah Louise Bacon, 27, also were arrested on a count each of forgery. They were being held on $2,000 bond each. All three remained in the Douglas County Jail on Tuesday night.