Florence man facing theft charges

The checks were found to be counterfeit which resulted in Wilson being arrested for criminal possession of a forged instrument and theft of property.

Florence man facing theft charges
Wilson was arrested for criminal possession of a forged instrument.

FLORENCE, AL (WAFF) - Florence police arrested 36-year-old Willie Frank Wilson, on Tuesday on outstanding warrants for his involvement in passing counterfeit checks at a local business in October.

Police tell us Wilson is accused of writing the checks for more than the cost of products purchased and receiving cash back in return.

The checks were found to be counterfeit which resulted in Wilson being arrested for criminal possession of a forged instrument and theft of property.

Wilson is currently being held in the Lauderdale County Detention Center on a $2,500 bond.

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