Several businesses receiving bad checks

By Katherine Wartell

Riley County police are warning businesses around town that someone has been allegedly writing bad checks to multiple area businesses.

Lt. Josh Kyle said the bad checks can be traced back to January and have been written as currently as April.

He said Fox Business Systems, The Patio Bar and Grill, Subs-n-Such and AT&T are victims of the person or persons. AT&T, 100 E. Bluemont Ave., reported that the person allegedly wrote bad checks totaling $2,192, while Fox Business Systems, 531 Fort Riley Blvd., reported a $588 loss, Kyle said.

Kyle would not specify whether the checks are from a personal or business account.

He said detectives have notified businesses of the perpetrator and said they have active leads in their investigation.

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