Location: 600 block of Church Road, Earlimart

Incident Date: 8/4/16

Incident Time: 1400-1600 hours

Case Number: 16-09858

Victim: El Toro Loco Market

City: Earlimart

Posted by: Media Relations

On 08/05/2016, Deputies responded to a report of check fraud in Earlimart. Upon further investigation, it was determined that on 08-04-16, multiple checks were cashed at the market. The checks were later found to be counterfeit and were made to look similar to checks belonging to a local business.

Total loss was approximately $1,370.

Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to call the Tulare County Sheriff's Office at (559) 685-2666 or they can remain anonymous by calling or texting (559) 725-4194 or through email at tcso@tipnow.com.