Jefferson City, MO 25° View Live Radar Tue H 44° L 28° Wed H 35° L 17° Thu H 27° L 12° Weather Sponsored By:

St. Louis man charged with forgery

St. Louis man charged with forgery

March 20th, 2014 in News

A St. Louis man has been charged with passing fraudulent checks at branches of a Jefferson City bank.

Avery Winks, 55, is charged with two counts of forgery and one count of felony stealing.

A Jefferson City Police Department probable cause statement shows Winks wrote four fraudulent checks at all four Jefferson Bank locations. The checks totalled more than $9,300.

Bank officials said they found the check numbers had previously been used by the account holder.

The victim told bank officials the signatures on the checks were forged.