Leighton woman charged with passing forged checks

Kimberly King racked up almost $3,000 in forged checks before being arrested in Florence, police said.

Posted: Mar 28, 2018 11:18 AM

A Leighton woman is accused of writing dozens of forged checks in Lauderdale County.

Kimberly King, 41, of Leighton, was arrested Tuesday and charged with first-degree theft and third-degree possession of a forged instrument.

Florence police said King took checks from a home in Florence and wrote 33 forged checks in the Florence area. Police said she stole at least $2,925.

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