Location: 35600 block of Highway 190, Springville

Incident Date: 01/26/2016

Incident Time: 1000 hours

Case Number: 16-01085

Victim: Gifford's Market

City: Springville

Posted by: Media Relations

On 01/26/2016, a Tulare County Sheriff’s Deputy took a fraud report at 35600 block of Highway 190 (Gifford’s Market) in Springville.  The suspect, Andrew Sekera, cashed fictitious checks at the business on two different occasions, once on 01/19/2016 and again on 01/23/2016, totaling a loss of $4,757.88 for the business.

    Sekera was contacted at his place of work on the same date and he admitted to cashing the fraudulent checks.  Sekera was placed under arrest without incident.  He was booked at the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department Porterville Substation.

    This case has been forwarded to the Tulare County District Attorney’s Office pending review for the above listed charges.

Suspect: Andrew Sekera, 36

This case is still under investigation. Anyone with additional information is encouraged to call the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department at (559)733-6218 or send anonymous information by sending a text or email to TCSO@tipnow.com or call (559) 725-4194.