RCPD arrest suspect wanted on two dozen counts of passing worthless checks


Larry McVey has past convictions for forgery and threft from. (Kansas Department of Corrections photo, March 2020)

Riley County Police have arrested a man on numerous counts of forgery and passing worthless checks.

According to its weekend arrest report, 33-year-old Larry McVey Jr. is charged with 24 total counts of passing worthless checks, six counts of forgery, two counts of theft by deception as well as a single count of attempted theft. Police did not list an address for McVey, but he was reportedy arrested late Friday on a warrant.

Online court records show McVey has a pending Clay County court case for theft and forgery, which he pleaded not guilty to last summer.

He also pleaded no contest last week to a November felony charge of battery against a corrections officer and criminal damage to property while incarcerated at the Clay County Jail.

He remains jailed in Riley County on a $20,000 bond.


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