Three from Florida changed in bogus check scheme

Police have arrested three Orlando, Fla., residents accused of being a part of criminal organization writing fabricated checks using local business names, according to Sgt. Tim McKaig.

Arrested each on charges of forgery and possession of instruments with intent to defraud were Edward Charles Thompson, 58, Demedrius Price, 37, and Torian Williams, 47.

Each have been jailed in Harrison County. Their bonds were set at $200,000 each.

The Sun Herald updates this story in Friday's edition.