BOZEMAN, Mont. -

A 22-year-old man faces forgery and other charges related to the theft of about $30,000 he said he used to support his drug addiction.

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports ( David Terrance Wilson turned himself to Bozeman police on Friday and confessed to several crimes.

Prosecutors say Wilson forged his father's signature to obtain a credit card on which he ran up $18,000 in charges in Las Vegas. Wilson also told police he wrote checks on his father's closed business account totaling nearly $5,700 and forged his father's signature as co-signer on a $2,000 student loan.

Charging documents say Wilson wrote himself a check for $1,000 on another of his father's accounts and wrote checks on his own closed bank account.

Wilson also faces charges of burglary, deceptive practices and issuing bad checks.