• September 18, 2014

Man charged with forgery

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Thursday, November 14, 2013 4:30 am

Bill Cooke, Bell County Justice of the Peace, arraigned a man on felony charges Wednesday for allegedly forging a check in his mother’s name.

Curtis Jay Cross, 55, was charged with forgery.

According to the arrest affidavit, Cross’ mother reported a number of checks were stolen from her residence, and believed her son took them.

Six checks totaling approximately $1,365.68 were passed, according to the affidavit.

One of those checks, totaling $400 and made payable to Curtis Cross, was passed. A $100 was placed into Cross’ bank account and $300 was returned to him in cash. Investigators also found surveillance footage of Cross passing the forged check, the affidavit stated.

Cross’s bail was set at $20,000.

More about

More about

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
  • 2 Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. AND PLEASE TURN OFF CAPS LOCK.
  • 3 Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
  • 4 Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 5 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Welcome to the discussion.