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Five suspects now face forgery charges in Monroe County

(L-R): Ford, Hill | Photo: Monroe County Sheriff's Department

Five arrests have now been made in connection with a check scam investigation in Monroe County.

Posted: Feb 14, 2019 11:02 AM
Updated: Feb 15, 2019 9:25 AM

ABERDEEN, Miss. (WTVA) - Five arrests have now been made in connection with a check scam investigation in Monroe County.

Xzavious Ford, 25, and Nichelle Hill, 29, both of Aberdeen, were arrested on Wednesday, Feb. 13, on forgery charges.


(L-R): Smith, Walker, Bell | Photo: Monroe County Sheriff's Department

Three other arrests were announced on Wednesday as well:

- Jacoby Bell

- Clinton Smith, Jr.

- Curtonio Walker

RELATED: Three arrested for Monroe check scam

These men are also charged with forgery.

Sheriff Cecil Cantrell said these arrests are in relation to a dozen fraudulent checks thought to have been worth approximately $90,000.

The checks were found at a package store in Aberdeen.

RELATED: 12 fraudulent checks discovered in Monroe County

Cantrell said more arrests are expected.

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