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Man charged with forgery of title
William Stacy Matthews, 38, has been charged with two counts of forgery.Matthews allegedly forged a name to the title and registration of a 1999 GMC van in October, registering the vehicle in the name of the victim.He reportedly admitted to forging the victim's name. The case was investigated by a criminal detective of the Sheriff's Department.His bond was set at $10,000, and he will appear in court on Jan. 23.Jessie Eugene Thomas, 35, was charged with a violation of an order of protection on Jan. 13.Sheriff Patrick Ray said a deputy dispatched to a Toad Road home found Thomas sitting in a vehicle parked halfway in the yard. The sheriff said the woman who had obtained the order of protection against Thomas was in the front yard of the residence when the officer arrived.She allegedly told the deputy that Thomas was on the premises trying to speak to her in violation of the order of protection.