Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the
arrest of Bruce Knockum, 55, of 133 Jones Street, Napoleonville, LA, in
connection with the theft and forgery of a check valued at $700.00.
Sheriff’s deputies answered a complaint from a local
business owner indicating that Knockum had stolen the $700.00 check out of his
brief case which was in his vehicle.
Knockum allegedly forged and cashed the check at a local bank. The businessman made contact with the suspect
and Knockum admitted to stealing the check and cashing it.
Uniform patrol deputies made contact with Knockum and
he again acknowledged that he did cash the check, but denied forging it,
indicating another individual had prepared the check. Knockum refused to identify the alleged
preparer of the check.
Knockum was booked on counts of:
He was booked into
the parish jail pending a bond hearing.