30-year-old Perry Joe Lewis, Jr., from Fairfield, Ala., has been charged with forgery.
Meridian Police Department officials say he created counterfeit checks and used them at various locations in Meridian.
At the time of his arrest, Lewis was being held by Alabama authorities for similar charges there.
He was transferred to the Lauderdale County Jail where his bond was set at $25,000 bond.
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