Three men arrested in connection to a forgery incident in Florence

Three men arrested in connection to a forgery incident in Florence
William Jeffries, Hayden Vandiver, Clifford Leonard arrested by Florence Police Department (Source: Florence Police Department)

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - Officers responded to a forgery call at a bank on Hough Road in Florence yesterday morning.

According to the Florence Police Department, William Jefferies attempted to cash a check for $10,000 that was stolen from a local church. FPD said the incident occurred around 11 a.m. on April 6.

Jefferies and Clifford Leonard were charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, third-degree criminal possession of forged instrument, third degree criminal possession of forged instrument and first-degree theft of property, said officers.

Hayden Vandiver was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance.

Officers tell WAFF Jefferies has a $4,500 bond, Leonard has a $4,000 bond, and Vandiver has a $1,000 Bond.

Sgt. Ryan Kelly with Florence Police Department stated, all three suspects were riding in the same vehicle and were arrested during the same incident.

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