A Commerce convenience store cashed more than $7,900 in forged checks last Thursday, according to the Commerce Police Department.
Police responded to The Corner Station, Washington Street, twice that afternoon. In the first incident, the owner told police his son had cashed eight “bad checks” valued at $3,459, for a group of Latinos.
Police came back later to find the same man complaining that he’d cashed a check for $3,950 that also turned out to be bad for an unidentified customer.
In the second incident, the victim gave police a copy of the driver’s license and a sheet allegedly containing the fingerprint of the person who presented the check.