DPD makes 11th check ring arrest

87035On May 31, the Demopolis Police Department arrested one additional individual involved in the a counterfeit check ring.

Wal-Mart filed a complaint of the checks being cashed and the investigation led to a counterfeit check ring in Greensboro.

The individuals would present forged State of Alabama checks at Wal-Mart to be cashed. The checks were printed on a home printer. Rashad Germaine Collins, 25, of Greensboro became the 11th suspect arrested as part of the ring when DPD apprehended him and charged him with one count of Possession of a Forged Instrument in the 1st Degree.

DPD investigators picked up and arrested the suspect and transported him to the Marengo County Detention Center in Linden to await a bond hearing.

Demopolis Police Chief Tommie Reese said that this investigation is still ongoing and additional arrests may happen in connection with the counterfeit check ring. Reese praised his investigators and gave thanks to the Greensboro Police Department for its assistance in the investigation.