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Sheriff’s Dept. seeking help to catch scammer

The Lafayette Count Sheriff’s Department is seeking help from the public to bring in a man who stole checks from a local business’ mailbox recently.

Investigators say Charles Rashad Batts of Atlanta, Georgia has a warrant from Lafayette County for uttering forgery. They claim Batts took checks out of the mailbox of a local business and then erased and changed the names on the checks. He then allegedly cashed the checks at a bank in Walls.

If anyone knows of Batts whereabouts, they should contact Crimestoppers at 662-234-8477 or LCSD at 662-234–6421