WAMEGO -- The Pottawatomie County Sheriff Office and the Wamego Police Department are asking for public assistance in locating a late 90's dirty/dark green Chevy Astro Van possibly bearing Shawnee County tags. This vehicle is believed to be involved in a check forgery ring that has passed several checks in the Manhattan and Wamego area on the afternoon of 03/26/2010 between 4 and 5 pm.
The van was believed to be occupied by 5 or 6 Hispanic males. The amount of loss is in excess of 9000 dollars. The Checks had been stolen in a business burglary earlier in the week. Anyone with information is asked to contact either the Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office at 785-457-3353 or the Wamego Police Department 785-456-9553, please ask for investigations. Tips can remain anonymous.