Paul Babbitt Jr. (Photo: Benton Police Dept.)
BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) - Benton detectives arrest a man who allegedly forged stolen checks.
Sept. 4 just before 2 p.m. officers responded to Robinette St. about a theft and forgery call. Police say the suspect had stolen checks from the victim and was possibly forging them at local businesses.
Detectives took over the investigation and determined the suspect was Paul Babbitt Jr., 27.
Babbitt is charged with 19 counts of forgery and 19 counts of theft of property.
This is an on-going investigation and additional charges could be possible in the future.
Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department at 778-1171 or 315-TIPS. Individuals also may send an anonymous tip to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the text or go to www.crimereports.com and submit a tip there.
Any suspects listed are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.