Oxford man arrested for attempt to pass fake check

Published 10:55 am Wednesday, December 9, 2020

An Oxford man is facing a felony charge after writing a bad check.

On Dec. 7, investigators with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department arrested Blake Alward, 27, and charged him with felony false pretense for passing a $7,000 check for a vehicle.

A report was taken on Dec. 3, which led to charges being filed by the victim after they attempted to cash the check.

Alward was issued a $5,000 bond.