Authorities in California recently arrested three individuals on numerous criminal charges. A female and two men are accused of committing identity theft and burglary -- among other crimes. Bond has been set and court dates scheduled for at least two of these individuals.
According to local reports, police were called to a Bank of America in Coronado regarding a woman who was allegedly trying to cash a fraudulent check. Authorities arrived in time to detain the woman and two men in her company. Police performed a search of their vehicle and claim to have discovered cash and drugs. Later, a search was done of a hotel room at which the three were supposedly staying, and authorities say they found evidence of an ID and fraudulent check-making operation and a weapon.
The accused individuals include a 34-year-old woman and two men – ages 30 and 29. All three were arrested for burglary, forgery, identity theft, possession of fictitious checks and making fictitious checks -- among various other charges. At least two of the accused were listed as in custody at the San Diego Country Sheriff's Department jail.
The charges in this case are many. Burglary, identity theft and all of the others are serious in nature and can carry hefty penalties under California laws. Each of the accused individuals has the right to fight his or her case in court. With the assistance of legal counsel, each of these individuals may find defensive strategies that will help produce the best outcomes possible for their specific circumstances.
Source: fox5sandiego.com, "3 arrested in Coronado on suspicion of check fraud", March 26, 2016