Location: 12500 Block of Avenue 416, Orosi

Incident Date: 10/29/16

Incident Time: 1331 hours

Case Number: 16-13673

Victim: Big O Gas and Deli

City: Orosi

Posted by: Dispatch

Suspect-1: Arturo Morales 12-15-1975, of Mexico

Suspect-2: Roberto Hernandez 07-12-1966, of Mexico


Deputies were dispatched to the Big O Gas and Deli on the 12500 block of Avenue 416 regarding

subjects attempting to cash counterfeit checks. When Deputies arrived, they detained two

suspects identified as having counterfeit checks.


The store manager further advised subjects had cashed other counterfeit checks at the store over the last two days, totaling $3,886.03.


During the investigation, the suspects were also found to be in possession of a controlled

substance. The suspects were arrested and booked into the Adult Pre-Trial Facility.


Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at

(559) 733-6218 or send anonymous information by sending an email or text to

TCSO@tipnow.com or call (559) 725-4194.