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Two arrested after Sheriff's Office discovers forgery ring

ANDERSON CO., September 16, 2013--A large forgery ring has been discovered and stopped with the arrest of a husband and wife, according to Anderson County Sheriff Greg Taylor.

On September 13, warrants were issued for the arrest of Leisa Annette Jones and her husband Billy Don Jones, Jr. Around Noon of the same day, the couple was arrested at a motel in Palestine.

The charges stem from fraudulent checks which were written and passed to numerous stores in Anderson County and surrounding areas.

According to Sheriff Taylor, Leisa Jones has been charged with felony Forgery and her bond has been set at $100,000.

Crime Suspect - Leisa Annette Jones

Her Husband, Billy Jones, Jr., will face the same felony Forgery charge along with Violation of Parole, which carries no bond.

Crime Suspect - Billy Don Jones, Jr.

 

KYYK’s Gary Richards spoke with Sheriff Taylor about the details of this case. Click below for more. 

 

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