Prichard among 15 indicted

According to a report by, a grand jury has indicted DeKalb County business owner Stein Edward Prichard, owner of Prichards Foods in Alexandria.

Read the original report HERE.

Prichard was charged with four counts of forgery. reports Prichard was among 15 people indicted on charges Monday while three indictments were sealed.

DeKalb County Sheriff Patrick Ray spoke to WJLE back in January.

“People would come into the store and buy goods and would write a check and then he allegedly would change the amount of the check and run it through the bank and used the proceeds for his benefit. We got a report at the sheriff’s department Dec. 5 about an altered check and found it was altered at Prichard’s Foods. We started an investigation with assistance of the DA’s office. They assigned an investigator to help us. A total of four subpoenas were issued on business records of the store. We found one victim had three altered checks while there was one altered check on another victim That’s what the investigation revealed,” said Sheriff Ray.

All indictments against Prichard were for “unlawful and with intent to defraud” forgery from April to Dec. 2023 in the amounts of $5,199, $3247, $935 and $6,205. Allegedly, there were multiple victims.

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