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Man arrested in Batavia, jailed for fraud
Geneseo, N.Y. -- An Illinois man has been arrested after allegedly trying to use a fraudulent check at the Sears in Geneseo.
According to the Livingston County Sheriff's Office, an investigation showed Walton had attempted to cash a fraudulent check using the name of Anthony Smith and Smith Exterior Company.
He was also discovered to be in possession of a fraudulent Indiana driver's license matching the name of Anthony Smith.
Walton was arrested for felony criminal possession of a forged instrument and criminal impersonation for attempting to use anothers identity.
Genesee County and Erie County are working on similar charges against Walton in their own jurisdictions.
If you have any information regarding Walton or have been the victim of fraud by Walton's actions, please call Investigator Joshua Monster at (585) 243-7100.