A Scottsbluff man is behind bars for allegedly trying to pass thousands of dollars worth of forged checks in both Morrill and Box Butte Counties.
35-year-old Joe Salazar is facing two charges of Theft by Unlawful Taking and two charges of 2nd Degree Forgery.
Court records he forged checks from Inventive Wireless of Western Nebraska back in September. Salazar cashed a $4,200 forged check at a bank in Bridgeport and a $4,900 forged check at a bank in Alliance.
He’ll be arraigned on the charges in Morrill County District Court on December 5th and January 11th in Box Butte County District Court.