Topeka man arrested for financial fraud in Jackson County

JACKSON COUNTY (KSNT) – The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a Topeka man suspected of trying to pass a forged check.

The Sheriff’s Office says 43-year old Brandon K. Jordan from Topeka was arrested around 4:30 Wednesday afternoon.  The arrest came as a result of a call from the Holton Walmart reporting that a male suspect attempted to pass a forged check.

Jordan was reported to be the rear seat passenger in a green Ford Explorer and was seen heading south from Holton. A Kansas Department of Wildlife and Tourism officer intercepted the vehicle near 182nd and US Hwy 75.

Deputies recovered a large assortment of credit cards and checks with that contained the identity of others. Also, seized was a computer, printer and check paper believed to be used in the manufacturing of fraudulent checks and identifications. Also, seized was items believed to be methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

The Sheriff’s Office says that two other occupants in the vehicle were identified, interviewed and released at the scene. The sheriff’s office was also assisted by the Holton Police Department in the investigation.

Jordan is currently being charged with 7 counts of forgery, 18 counts of making a false writing, 18 counts of identity theft, 7 counts of counterfeiting, possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.   Jordan also has outstanding warrants for similar charges.

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