An Alabama man was arrested in Rome on Thursday after police said he had multiple forged checks and attempted to cash one at a bank on Turner McCall Boulevard.

According to Floyd County Jail records:

Barry Leon James, 29, of 13141 N. U.S. 411 in Centre, Ala., was arrested by Rome police around 11:45 a.m. He was charged with seven counts of felony forgery in the first degree and one count of felony forgery in the second degree.

Police said James went to the Heritage First Bank on Turner McCall Boulevard and presented a forged check worth $400 in an attempt to cash it. Investigators said they found him in possession of seven other similar checks.

James remains in jail without bail.

Rome News Tribune