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The Newton County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying this suspect in surveillance photos who allegedly stole a check from a mailbox and tried to cash it at a Bank of America ATM on Turner Hill Road at Stonecrest.

COVINGTON — The Newton County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect who allegedly stole a check from a mailbox and then tried to cash it multiple times.

“On Feb. 11, an unknown person removed a check from a mailbox on Slades Mill Lane in Newton County,” stated a news release. “The check was altered and presented multiple times using different names. The photos were taken at a Bank of America ATM on Turner Hill Road at Stonecrest. He was driving an orange and black 2004 Acura.”

If anyone can identify the suspect in the photos, you can report it to Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8177) and be eligible for a reward. Or contact Investigator French at the Newton County Sheriff’s Office with any information. Email: cfrench@newtonsheriffga.org, or 678-625-1429.

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Senior Reporter

Born and raised in Decatur, Ga. Graduated from Shorter College in Rome, Ga. in 1979 with B.A. in Communications. Worked in community newspapers for 26 years. Started at Rockdale Citizen/Newton Citizen in January 2016.

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