Deputies arrest Baton Rouge business woman for writing bad checks

Deputies arrest Baton Rouge business woman for writing bad checks

WASHINGTON PARISH, LA (WAFB) - A Baton Rouge business woman was arrested for issuing worthless checks in Washington Parish.

The Washington Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Eleanor Collins on Friday, January 22 on one count of issuing worthless checks.

Collins, who works in fuel sales and distribution, allegedly wrote $27,000 worth of bad checks to buy fuel at a business in Washington Parish. Deputies say she then resold the fuel to other businesses.

She was booked into the Washington Parish Jail, where her bond was set at $5,000. She was released on Saturday, January 23.

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