2 arrested after car search leads to recovery of more than $20K in stolen items
VISALIA, Calif. (FOX26) —
Two people were arrested after a search of their car led to the recovery of more than $20,000 in stolen items, police say.
It happened Monday around 5:09 p.m. at the Tucoemas Federal Credit Union on Cypress and Akers in Visalia.
According to Visalia police, officers were called to the credit union for a report of a woman attempting to cash a stolen check.
When police arrived, officers contacted 21-year-old Desinty Martinez and 25-year-old Michael Garcia.
After the two were detained for attempting to cash the stolen check, a search of their car led to the recovery of more than $20,000 in stolen items.
Police say these items were taken during a house burglary in the 900 block of N. Parkwood which happened earlier in the day.
Both suspects were booked into the Tulare County Pre-Trial Facility on burglary, identity theft and fraudulent checks, and possession of stolen property charges.