Jamestown (JPD) Jamestown Police are investigating a possible fraudulent check on Tuesday afternoon at Bank Forward in Jamestown. The check was cashed for an undisclosed amount.

During the investigation, it was determined similar fraudulent checks were passed in other cities in the southeast North Dakota earlier that day. The investigating officer sent out alerts to other banking institutions in nearby locations, as the suspect description was obtained. Officers also verified the check cashed in Jamestown was forged and/or stolen from a business in Grand Forks, ND.

A short time later, the Carrington Police Department located the possible suspect from the fraudulent check being passed in Jamestown. The Jamestown Police Department requested assistance from the Carrington Police Department and the ND Bureau of Criminal Investigation to continue the investigation, as it potentially involves several jurisdictions.

The male suspect was identified and interviewed. 37-year-old Clinton Thomas Dollens of Fargo, ND was arrested on suspicion of Forgery for the incident which occurred in Jamestown. He was transported to Stutsman County Corrections, to await formal charges.

The Jamestown Police Department was assisted by the Carrington Police Department, Valley City Police Department, and the ND Bureau of Criminal Investigation. These incidents remain under investigation by several agencies.