Police nab one for fraud
Special to the Enquirer
A Birmingham man is under arrest after allegedly trying to cash a counterfeit check in Hartselle.
Dec. 28, 2020, Investigator Tania Burgess arrested Early Maurice Hawthorne, 33, of Birmingham, for criminal possession of a forged instrument, third degree.
Officers were dispatched to Bank Independent in reference to a male subject attempting to cash a counterfeit check totaling $3,559. Officers arrived and identified Hawthorne as the suspect.
Hawthorne was transported to the police department for questioning, where he was subsequently arrested.
Bond was set at $1,000.