BAKERSFIELD — Police said they have arrested a man they suspected of passing stolen personal and business checks.
James Roger Sanders, 39, has been charged and booked into a Kern County Jail on three separate counts. Forgery, second degree burglary and passing/making a fictitious check.
His bail has been set at $120,000.
After an investigation, the Bakersfield Police Department made the arrest on Thursday, July 11, at approximately 12:25 p.m., when they followed leads to the 4500 block of Wilson Road in southwest Bakersfield, regarding a suspect wanted for using stolen checks belonging to Western Pacific Research Inc. in Bakersfield.
When officers arrived on scene, they immediately located Sanders and took him into custody without incident.
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