Crime briefs for Monday, Jan. 30, 2012

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Suspect in counterfeit ring arrested

A man appearing in Madera County Superior Court on a narcotics charge was arrested in connection with a counterfeit ring, the Madera County Sheriff’s Department said. Mauricio Barajas-Magana, 26, of Mexico was in court Friday morning and was arrested on charges that he cashed thousands of dollars worth of counterfeit checks...

Jaywalker arrested on suspicion of burglary, theft

A man on probation was arrested after a deputy sheriff saw him jaywalking between two shopping centers on Highway 49 and found him with stolen merchandise from an Oakhurst store, the Madera County Sheriff’s Department reported.

Deputy Sheriff Paul Chetwood saw Scott James Guthrie, 32, walking across a busy intersection between the Raley’s and Vons shopping centers about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday...

2 charged with public intoxication

Two women were arrested for being intoxicated in public after a Madera County Sheriff’s deputy stopped them from getting in a car, department spokeswoman Erica Stuart said...

 

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