Suspects arrested after using stolen check at Flowood BBQ restaurant

“They ordered quite a bit of food and we would like to know we helped them not be able to to this to someone else.”

Suspects arrested after using stolen check at Flowood BBQ restaurant

FLOWOOD, Miss. (WLBT) - Two people are now in police custody after using a stolen check to pay for food at Little Willie’s BBQ in Flowood.

Sergeant Adam Nelson with Flowood police said 51-year-old Robert Sydney Torrence of Jackson was arrested with the assistance of Pearl police Friday afternoon, and charged with conspiracy to commit false ID and fraudulently obtaining goods (felony).

Sylvia Miller Cook was arrested later on Interstate 20 near the Crossgates exit for for her involvement, and is charged with false ID, fraudulently obtaining goods (felony).

Both suspects are being held at the Rankin County Jail under no bond.

According to the restaurant’s Facebook page, the pair ordered food and then paid with a stolen Trustmark check.

“They ordered quite a bit of food and we would like to know we helped them not be able to to this to someone else.”

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Posted by Little Willie's BBQ Pearl on Thursday, May 23, 2019

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