Crime stoppers seeks info on counterfeit checks

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By Lisa King

Crime stoppers are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect who is wanted in connection with trying to cash counterfeit checks.

On May 21, a man described as a white male, who appeared to be from 40 to 50 years old, presented counterfeit checks to multiple banks in Shelby County.

The man is betweem 5-foot,10-inches and 6-foot, two-inches in height, with an average build, and long dark hair pulled into a ponytail and wearing a moustache.

Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to call Detective Eric Hettinger at the Shelby County Sheriff's Office at 502-633-4324, or contact Crime Stoppers, which pays rewards up to $1,000. Callers can remain anonymous. Crime Stoppers can be reached at 633-4500 or at www.shelbyclue.com.