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Officers searching for 1 fugitive arrest 6 in check fraud scheme

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Posted at 11:05 AM, Feb 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-04 14:39:30-05

WHITE CITY, Utah - Officers trying to catch one wanted felon ended up making six arrests in an alleged check fraud operation near Sandy.

Unified Police Lt. Lex Bell said officers got a tip about a federal fugitive at a home near 1100 E. and Sego Lily Dr. overnight; they were looking for Delbert Auger who has a history of violence.

Officers arrested the first two people when they pulled over a stolen car that left the home, neither were Auger.

Authorities eventually found Auger hiding in a shed at the home on Sego Lily Dr. and arrested him. Check fraud arrests

Unified officers said they found a check forgery system when they searched the shed and then searched the home and made a total of six arrests.

Arrestees:
- Delbert Auger (federal fugitive)
- James Mortensen
- Heather Denham
- Karen Oreilly
- Donald Stockstill
- Kenny Shaw