Madera Police Detectives and Special Investigations Unit (SIU) arrested Sonny Martinez for embezzlement and grand theft. Martinez is suspected of stealing almonds from his employer while working the night shift and selling them through the online Facebook group “Madera Online Garage Sale” for an extremely reduced price. Investigators set up a sting and arrested him in possession of over 70lbs of pasteurized raw almonds. The investigation has shown the theft occurred on a weekly basis for at least 8 months with the estimated loss to the employer to be $20,000. GMC 3466
|Chowchilla News Day
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