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Tuesday, Oct 02 2012 04:30 PM

Suspect wanted for check forgery


Bakersfield police are asking for the public's help identifying a suspect wanted for burglary, check forgery and identity theft.

Between May 18 and August 17, the suspect went to several local businesses and presented fictitious checks to purchase merchandise. The suspect used the victims' personal information to create the fictitious checks.

The suspect appears to be a Hispanic woman, 30-35 years old, 5 feet 5 inches tall, with long dark hair and tattoos on her left shoulder, right forearm, chest and back.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of this suspect is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111 or Detective Todd Brown at 326-3861.

To send an anonymous text message to the Bakersfield Police Department, enter 274637 and text BPDCRIMES along with the message. Tips can also be anonymously sent through the smartphone TipSubmit mobile app or via email at

- Bakersfield Police Department

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