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SBSD - Yucaipa Police Department
Thursday March 1st, 2018 :: 08:06 a.m. PST


Walter Thomas arrested for ongoing vehicle thefts and check fraud crimes.

DATE/TIME: February 28, 2018

INCIDENT: HS 11351 – Possess Heroin for Sales
PC 475 – Possess Forged Checks
PC 530.5 – Possess Stolen Mail

LOCATION: 12300 Block 4th Street; City of Yucaipa

SUSPECT: Walter Thomas, 28 year old, resident of Yucaipa

On February 28, 2018, Yucaipa Met Team Deputies, Station Detectives, and patrol deputies served a search warrant at a residence on the 12300 block of 4th St. Walter Thomas was contacted at the residence, and found to be in possession of narcotics packaged for sales.

Deputies also located large amounts of stolen mail and counterfeit checks and it was determined that Thomas was manufacturing counterfeit state checks and personal checks. A large amount of stolen US Mail, and stolen personal checks were located in his bedroom.

Detectives believe Thomas is involved in on-going vehicle burglaries, thefts and check fraud crimes. Detectives are releasing the booking photo of Thomas. Anyone that has witnessed Thomas committing a theft or check fraud, is urged to contact the Yucaipa Police- Detective Division.

Anyone with any additional information regarding this case, is encouraged to contact the Yucaipa Police Department at (909) 918-2305. Citizens may also anonymously provide information to We Tip by calling 1-800-78 CRIME (1-800-782-7463) or by visiting WETIP.COM on the internet.

Refer: Deputy C. Towne

Station: Yucaipa Station

Phone No: (909) 918-2305

Case No: 141800663

JOHN MCMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Yucaipa Police Department
34144 Yucaipa Blvd
Yucaipa, CA 92399

Emergency: 9-1-1

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