Tucker man enters diversionary agreement

PARSONS – A Hambleton man who was originally arraigned on an alleged charge of a felony worthless check, entered a diversionary agreement Tuesday in Tucker County Magistrate Court.

Tucker County Prosecuting Attorney Ray LaMora III said an agreement Tuesday for Joseph Allen Streets, 26, of Route 1, Box 178, Hambleton, allows the case to be dismissed off the docket if he stays out of trouble for 12 months.

Streets will have to pay restitution in the case, as well as court costs.

The original criminal complaint alleges Streets had his vehicle towed to a local garage for repairs about Sept. 20.

The complaint alleges Streets came by to pick up the vehicle when the work was finished and offered a check for $801.33, but told the victim he would have to go to the bank to get a loan to pay for the repairs.

According to the complaint, the alleged victim told Streets he would hold the check until the following Monday before depositing it.

The complaint states Streets called that Saturday to say the check was no good and that he didn’t get a loan, so the victim held the check in belief that Streets would come by and pay him, but that never