Billings Police Apprehend Several Individuals Suspected of Check Cashing Fraud
Billings Police were involved in a chase in South Billings on Wednesday, January 8th. Police caught up to three individuals suspected of cashing illegal checks. The men arrested, no names released, are from Georgia and may be connected to a string of check fraud and stolen check cashing earlier this week in Billings.
According to the investigative report the men entered a Billings bank and attempted to cash a check Wednesday morning. Bank employees contacted law enforcement immediately.
Billings Police LT. Mark Cady said,
the value of the checks is significant, and we have been following and trying to catch up with the guys who were doing it- Mark Cady(Billings P.D.)
An arrest was made after a short car and foot chase of one of the suspects in South Billings to downtown. The other two were apprehended at the Econo Lodge motel on Midland Road a short time later. The suspects face charges of obstruction and check forgery.