Checkwriting called Forgery

Laurens City Police yesterday arrested 45-year-old Russell Vaughn “Rusty” Edmonds of 119 Madden Road, Clinton on Two Charges of Forgery.

Detective Leann Riggott states in warrants that Mr. Edmonds forged a woman’s name on checks and presented them for his own use. A $53 was allegedly presented at the Palmetto Bank on Church Street between November 13th and 29th while a $50 check was allegedly presented at the Palmetto Bank on Main Street between November 15th and 29th. Cash or Surety bonds totaling $10,000 were set on the two charges. Rusty Edmonds remained in the Johnson Detention Center this morning.