Man Arrested for Writing Bad Checks

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A northwest Florida man is "behind bars" for allegedly writing thousands of dollars worth of "bad checks" in Alabama and northwest Florida.

Investigators say James Fuller was a busy man over the last few weeks.

Tabitha Dexter owns an animal grooming business in Hartford. Last week, she says someone broke through the backdoor of her store and stole several items. But, worst of all they took her checkbook and would wind-up forging her signature and cashing checks across Dothan, Enterprise, and the Panhandle.

Working on several tips, Hartford Police Investigator Don White began to track down Fuller. He was believed to be living in Elba. He was be arrested by Coffee County sheriff's officials just outside of Enterprise.

The Holmes County Sheriff's Department describes Fuller as a person of interest in the break-in of the tavern bar and two other attempted burglaries. Bar owner, Al Caddell, says the burglar stole his deposit checks and used a printer to make replica checks.

Mr. Fuller remains behind bars at the Coffee County Jail and is being held for several other law enforcement agencies as well.

Police across several states are looking into Fuller's activities over recent weeks to see if he may have been involved in rip-offs there.