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For Immediate Release Contact: Sgt. Matt Gard
October 24th, 2017 firstname.lastname@example.org
Fraud suspects arrested
On October 23rd, 2017 at 12:50pm Officers from the Lafayette Police Department responded to Chase Bank at 201 Main St, Lafayette for a report of four people in the drive thru attempting to pass fraudulent checks. When officers arrived they located the suspect vehicle still in the drive thru. Officers made contact with the occupants and were able to determine that three of the occupants were involved in passing the fraudulent checks.
The following three suspects were arrested as a result of the fraud investigation:
Jonathan Moorehead (33) –Driver
Jerwhon Price (28)
David Milton (27)
The fourth passenger in the vehicle initially lied to officers during the investigation about her identity. Officers were able to determine her real identity as Shaquita Curtis (29). Curtis was arrested for false informing and for a warrant through Lake County, Indiana.
All four suspects were transported to the Tippecanoe County Jail.
Sergeant Matt Gard
Community Outreach & Crime Prevention
The fact a person has been arrested or charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.