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Sussex Man Facing Nine Months in Prison for Writing a Bad Check

Suspect writes the check in November, then store, police are unable to find him in order to let him know it bounced.

Sussex Man Facing Nine Months in Prison for Writing a Bad Check Sussex Man Facing Nine Months in Prison for Writing a Bad Check

A 54-year-old Sussex man is facing charges after he passed a bad check at and then the business and police were unable to find him to pay it back.

James A. Brouillette was charged in Friday with one count of issuing a worthless check. If convicted, he faces up to nine months in prison and $10,000 in fines.

This is the third time the man passed a worthless check since 1990. In addition, it should be noted Brouillette was found guilty of 2nd Degree Reckless Homicide in 1992.

According to the criminal complaint:

On Nov. 12, Brouillette went to Piggly Wiggly and passed a check for $28.55, which was later returned as bad. The store then sent a letter to an address for Brouillette in Waukesha, which was sent back “return to sender.”

The Waukesha Sheriff’s Department then tried to deliver the letter to the Waukesha address, a West Allis address and Brouillette’s Sussex address, but was unsuccessful.

He will make his initial appearance in court March 5.  

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