Norwalk Man Busted For Cashing $30K In Stolen Checks, Police Say

A Fairfield County man has been arrested after allegedly stealing checks from an acquaintance and then cashing them for $30,000.

Rodolfo Segura
Rodolfo Segura Photo Credit: Westport Police Department

Rodolfo Segura, age 35, of Norwalk, was charged with issuing a bad check on Thursday, Aug. 31 in Westport.

On Friday, May 5, the Westport Police Detective Bureau initiated an investigation after a resident reported several checks totaling more than $30,000 had been returned due to insufficient funds/account closed, said Lt. Eric Woods of the Westport Police.

The investigation alleges that Segura stole checks from an acquaintance in Stamford and attempted to use them to pay for rent on a property in Norwalk, Woods said.

An arrest warrant was obtained and on Thursday, Aug. 31, Segura was stopped for a motor vehicle violation by the Norwalk Police Department. 

Westport Detectives responded to the Norwalk Police Department and arrested Segura and charged him with the crime, Woods said.

He was released on a $1,000 court-set bond. 

Segura was assigned a court date of Thursday, Sept. 14.

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