Location: 35600 block of Highway 190, Springville
Incident Date: 01/26/2016
Incident Time: 1000 hours
Case Number: 16-01085
Victim: Gifford's Market
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.