Claiborne Parish Jailer Charged With Stealing Inmate's Identity

A former Claiborne Parish jailer has been charged with stealing the identity of an inmate.

Homer Police say 22-year-old Fontonio Carter stole the identity of Jonas Tims and used his information to get several credit cards and open bank accounts.

Investigators say Carter deposited two fake checks for $20,000 each into the bank accounts.