Fake checks land Jones County man in jail

Adam Waters, 46, is accused of forging checks. Photo Source Inmate Roster
Adam Waters, 46, is accused of forging checks. Photo Source Inmate Roster

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Several Laurel businesses were being scammed by a suspect allegedly using fake checks for purchases.

The businesses reported around $1,600 in fraudulent purchases.

Adam Waters, 46, was arrested and charged with one count of uttering forged checks.

Waters made his initial appearance in Laurel Municipal Court on Monday where his bond was set at $5,000. He remains housed in the Jones County Jail.