Longview man Arrested for Theft and Forgery

A Longview man is in jail tonight after being arrested on forgery and theft charges.

Police say 38 year old Thomas Parks was arrested after trying to pass thousands of dollars worth of checks at a Longview bank on Friday.

Parks also told police, he had taken equipment worth thousands from a local automotive business which has been recovered.

Parks is being held on 30-thousand dollars bond.