Man charged with theft

An Atmore man accused of swapping 10 authentic $50 bills for 10 counterfeit $50 bills in the purchase of a car in June was arrested Aug. 20.

Matthew Cody Blair, 28, 247 Williams Lane, agreed to meet with Zaccaha Matthew John Larose on June 19 at the Grey Goose Liquor Store on Highway 21 in Atmore to purchase a 1993 Honda sedan for $1,000, according to an Escambia County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office report.

On June 20, law enforcement responded to 1004 Jo Jo Road in reference to a grand theft complaint by Larose, the report said.

Larose told law enforcement that he met Blair at the Grey Goose Liquor...

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