Man faces jail for using forged check.

May 28, 2019

Jeffrey Young with his attorney, Al Swanson, Jr.

Homeless man faces jail for using forged check.

#MasonCountyCrime

By Allison Scarbrough, Editor.

LUDINGTON – A 49-year-old homeless man faces serving nine months up front of a one-year discretionary jail term after pleading guilty Tuesday, May 28, in 51st Circuit Court to uttering and publishing and third-offense habitual offender.

Jeffrey Clay Young testified that he presented a check with a forged signature at a Wesco store in Ludington.

Clay was arrested last April for three counts of uttering and publishing and fourth-offense habitual offender. The other counts were dismissed in a plea agreement.

If Clay pays the $220.70 restitution that is owed to the victim before sentencing, the prosecution has agreed to reduce his up-front jail time from nine to seven months.

Sentencing is set for July 9 at 2:30 p.m.

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