Woman jailed for attempting to cash counterfeit check

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A woman is behind bars and charged withforgery uttering after attempting to cash a counterfeit check at a local bank.

Derricka Richey, 25,  was taken into custody by HattiesburgPolice after allegedly attempting to cash a counterfeit check at a local Trustmark Bank.

According to an HPD incident report, Richey attempted to usea fake license to cash a counterfeit check totaling more than five thousanddollars from a company out of Jackson.