Water Valley man arrested for forged checks
Published 12:48 pm Tuesday, March 16, 2021
A Water Valley man is facing felony charges after forging checks.
On Dec. 29, 2020, the Oxford Police Department took a report from a victim stating that someone had cashed checks from his checking account in excess of $3,000, which the victim did not write.
With assistance from the Batesville Police Department, OPD identified Corey Sims, 23, as the suspect who cashed the checks in question.
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On March 6, Sims was stopped in Oxford and arrested without incident. Sims was charged with Uttering Forgery along with other misdemeanor charges and issued a $2,500 bond by a Lafayette County Justice Court Judge.