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Crime Stoppers seeks info on stolen checks

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Checks passed at Walmart, Kroger, Rural King

By Lisa King

Several checks stolen from a Simpsonville woman have been passed at area Walmarts, including Shelbyville, as well as other stores, Simpsonville Police said.

The checks were passed in late August and early September at Walmart, Rural King and Kroger stores.

Police report that two checks totaling $423.79 were passed at the Shelbyville Walmart, and on Aug. 30, a check was $508.79 was used to purchase a chain saw at Rural King in Shelbyville.

In addition, nine checks totaling $1,207.09 were passed at Shelbyville and Louisville area Walmarts. 

In a video surveillance photo from Walmart, the image of a male suspect is not very clear, but a tattoo is visible on the man’s left forearm, just above the wrist. The suspect has a medium build and medium-length brown hair. It is believed that a white Pontiac Sunbird, a mid-1990s model, is involved in the thefts.

Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to 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.

The public also may contact Simpsonville Police Officer Ron DeSoto at 722-8110.