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Tornillo man arrested after allegedy stealing and forging stolen checks from Father-in-law

Graham Fleming-Wright, of Tornillo, was booked on seven counts of forgery after he stole, forged, and later cashed in seven checks belonging to New Life Border Ministries.

Police responded to a call in reference to seven stolen and forged checks. Ralph William Wright, director of New Life Border Ministries, told police that he, his wife, and their daughter were the only people authorized to issue out checks. Neither gave Fleming-Wright the consent to take the seven checks.

The Sheriff’s Office Target Response Unit deputies determined the suspect had cashed the checks at the Rapid Cash center in Fabens, TX. Surveillance video from Rapid Cash showed the suspect cashing the checks at separate dates and times.

According to police, Fleming-Wright is the step-son of Ralph William Wright.

William Wright stated that text messages were exchanged between his wife and his step son where Fleming-Wright stated that he gave the money to his “baby momma.”

Fleming-Wright was eventually booked on seven counts of Forgery and remains at the El Paso County Detention Facility under an $18,000 Bond.

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