The Mason City Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating an alleged check forger.
The suspect has been identified as Melissa Williams and pictures of her have been posted on the department’s Facebook page. Williams is accused of passing numerous forged checks in northern Iowa and southern Minnesota since August. The forged checks were purported to be payroll checks from local businesses including Perkins, Thirsty Fox Grub, Lorados, Pasta Bella, Jaslyn Cleaning, and others.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Williams, who is pregnant, is asked to contact local law enforcement.