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Former inmate accused of altering jail issued check

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Posted: Dec 11, 2009 2:57 PM by Kevin Davidson
Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office

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Topics: James Davis Johnson, East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, Franklin Parish Sheriff's Office, felony theft, forgery, check

A Baton Rouge man is accused of altering a check he was issued when he was released from jail.

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies are looking for 29 year old James Davis Johnson.

He's accused of altering a check he received from the Franklin Parish Sheriff's Office.

The check was written in the amount of 87 cents. Johnson is accused of changing the check to read $860.

The check was cashed at a Baton Rouge grocery store on August 13, 2009.

Johnson faces charges of felony theft, access device fraud, forgery and monetary instrument abuse.

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