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Man arrested for writing forged checks using mom's checkbook

Shane Thompson (Source: Lauderdale County Sheriff's Office) Shane Thompson (Source: Lauderdale County Sheriff's Office)
FLORENCE, AL (WAFF) -

Officials with Lauderdale County Sheriff's Office tell us they arrested a man who was writing forged checks with his mothers' checkbook and stealing from people he knew.

Investigators tell us Shane Thompson is accused of taking guns and electronics for a couple of months last spring and summer.

Thompson is charged with burglary, receiving stolen property, breaking and entering a vehicle, forgery, possession of a forged instrument and failure to appear on traffic warrants with a $43,500 bond.

The sheriff's office said he was having a few friends take the bad checks and cash them for him.

The arrest came from a grand jury indictment. 

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