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Do you know this woman? Hancock deputies say she’s forging checks across South Mississippi

Hancock County Sheriff's Office released this photo to ask the public's help to identify the woman wanted in connection with a forged check case.
Hancock County Sheriff's Office released this photo to ask the public's help to identify the woman wanted in connection with a forged check case.

Hancock County deputies are asking for the public’s help in identifying a woman who is accused of forging checks across South Mississippi and Hattiesburg areas.

According to a release, a woman who is known to be driving a light colored Nissan Murano and a white Jeep has been forging checks stolen from numerous vehicles across the Coast.

The amount of the forged checks and number of violations is still under investigation.

If you can identify the woman who have more information, you’re asked to contact Mississippi Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898, central dispatch at 228-255-9191 or the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office at 228-466-6900. You can also submit a tip at mscoastcrimestoppers.com or download the Crime Stoppers free tip app, P3 Tips.

If your tip leads to a felony arrest, you can be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward and remain anonymous.

Patrick Ochs: 228-896-2321, @PatrickOchs

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