Summerville Resident Arrested on Suspected Forgery

Summerville Police arrested a twenty-two-year-old Summerville man on Monday morning who was suspected of forging several checks.  In a subsequent search of the man’s vehicle, police found drug paraphernalia and suspected methamphetamine.

Officers spotted James Albert Walker of a Crowe Street, Summerville address at the car-wash on Highland Avenue.  Police knew that Walker was wanted for forging checks.  When they spoke with Walker, police say that he admitted to forging the checks in question.

Officers did a probable cause search on Walker’s vehicle, saying they were looking for evidence of more check forgeries.  Police found a glass pipe and a baggie of suspected methamphetamine inside the vehicle.

Walker was charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug related objects and booked into the Chattooga County Jail.

The forgery case remains under investigation, according to Summerville Police.