One of four suspects arrested in late July for possession of forged payroll checks had another charge lodged against him last week by Commerce police.
Vincent Matthew Whetstone, 43, of 285 Park Avenue, Apt. 4102, Pooler, was charged with forgery in the fourth degree after a check he cashed at Jackson Food Mart on South Elm Street turned out to be fraudulent.
Whetstone was one of four people in a vehicle pulled over a week earlier on South Elm Street for a traffic violation. During the course of the investigation, police found a variety of drugs and 13 payroll checks from Georgia Pacific.
According to the recent incident report, the owner of Jackson Food Mart called police to report that a check Whetstone cashed there turned out to be fraudulent. He told police that Whetstone wanted to cash the check to buy gasoline, so the store cashed the check. He added that another subject with Whetstone also wanted to cash a check, but the manager turned it down.