Bad checks at Belk in Oxford leads to woman’s arrest

Published 9:57 am Thursday, February 23, 2017

A woman was arrested Friday for allegedly writing bad checks at Belk.

The Oxford Police Department was contacted by Belk in regards to bad checks being written at the store. According to reports, Charletha Joiner, 38, of Oxford came into the store on Dec. 10, through Dec. 12, 2016 and wrote bad checks totaling $1,362. She then allegedly would return some of the items for cash and received $896 in refunds.

A warrant for false pretense was issued for her arrest and she was arrested by the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department and taken to the Lafayette County Detention Center where she was booked on a $1,000 bond.

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