Calexico, California - Yesterday, Imperial County Sheriff’s Office Investigators executed a search warrant on the 400 block of Mary St. in Calexico. With the assistance of Homeland Security Investigations, Border Patrol, and the U.S. Marshals, Jose Angel Moreno Vasquez (34 yrs) was arrested for cashing 10 counterfeit checks resembling Sheriff’s Office checks totaling $4,570 dollars.

The search of the residence revealed birth certificates, vehicle titles, digital copies of driver’s licenses, mail, credit cards, resident alien cards and personal identifying information which did not belong to the suspect. In addition, counterfeit checks, 3 bindles with methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, sim cards and a bag which contained two black ski masks, duct tape, a knife, and OC spray were also located.

Jose Angel Moreno Vasquez was transported and booked into Imperial County Jail for violations of Burglary, Grand Theft, Forgery and Counterfeiting, Theft, Possession of Stolen Property, False Personation, Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Bail was set at $25,000 dollars.