Police hunt woman in bad-check case

Police are searching for a woman accused of cashing fraudlent checks from the Motel 6 at 201 Boy Scout Road, according to a Richmond County Sheriff’s Office report.

About 3 p.m. Monday, the manager of the motel called police and told them a former employee had manufactured checks using the motel’s checking account numbers and cashed them for $515.27 and $641.17.

The report said the same employee also had used the Motel 6 account to pay her water bill in the past year.