Marion sheriff’s seeks help in identifying bandit who cashed fraudulent check

Marion County sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help in identifying a thief who cashed a fraudulent check recently.

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information about the man shown above, who is wanted in connection with passing a fraudulent check recently.

Sheriff’s officials say the man, shown above, used a fake Florida identification card and phone number to cash the check for almost $1,000. They are asking for anyone with information about the man or the crime to call the sheriff’s office at (352) 732-9111.

Those wishing to make anonymous tips can call Crime Stoppers of Marion County at (352) 368-STOP (7867). Tips can also be submitted at www.ocalacrimestoppers.com.

For Crime Stoppers, please reference 19-55 in your tip. Also, if you use Crime Stoppers and your tip leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward.