$2.5 million bond set for New York City man charged with forgery, theft


HOOVER — A New York City man is being held in the Shelby County Jail on a $2.5 million bond on multiple counts of theft, forgery and illegal possession of a credit or debit card.



Hoover Police arrested 28-year-old Derrick Jamaal Clementson April 11. He is charged with two counts of second degree possession of a forged instrument, one count of second degree forgery, one count of illegal possession of a credit or debit card and one count second degree theft of property. Each charge carries a bond amount of $500,000.

The circumstances of Clementson’s arrest were not available April 17 due to the Good Friday holiday. Clementson is scheduled to appear before Shelby County Circuit Judge Dan Reeves for his preliminary hearing at 8:30 a.m. May 7, according to court documents.