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THEFT/FORGERY - Thursday, August 4, 2016

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:

*Forgery

*Theft

He was booked into the parish jail pending a bond hearing.

 

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