Elk Grove Police Arrest Man For Attempted Forgery, Possession of Meth, Stolen Mail

December 23, 2015 |

A Modesto man who was allegedly in possession of stolen mail and methamphetamine was arrested at an Elk Grove bank as he tried to cash a fraudulent check.

According to Elk Grove Police, officers were dispatched to the Elk Grove Commerce Bank on Laguna Boulevard after 33-year old Daniel Dimas attempted to cash a fraudulent check. After detaining Dimas, officers determined that the check he attempted to cash was stolen from a mailbox in Manteca.

Additionally, officers found Dimas to be in possession of methamphetamine and bank statements and personal documents belonging to other people. The individuals were contacted and identified as victims of theft related crimes out of Stockton and Manteca.

Dimas was arrested for identity theft, check forgery, receiving stolen property and possession of methamphetamine. Dimas was booked into the county jail and was released earlier today.  

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Time to take out the trash!

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