Location: 5500 block of Avenue 400, Dinuba
Incident Date: 1-24-18
Incident Time: 4:30 p.m.
Case Number: 18-01470
Victim: Peoples Market
Posted by: Dispatch
On 2-7-2018, Detectives from the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office Property Crimes Unit assumed a Forgery investigation, which occurred at the Peoples Market located in Dinuba.
It was learned that the suspect, Tomas Avilez, 27, entered the store and cashed two separate fictitious checks in a 2-day span, amounting to $3,152. Detectives were able to locate the suspect and subsequently placed him into custody without incident.
Avilez was transported and booked at the Pre-trial Facility for cashing the forged checks.
Anyone with more information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at 1-800-808-0488 or anonymously at firstname.lastname@example.org or by text or voicemail at 559-725-4194.