Police Trying to Identify Suspect in Check Stealing Case 

Ellsworth police want to know who is stealing checks and cashing them. Police say a man is taking checks out of mailboxes and cashing them at the Home Depot in Ellsworth. We’re told the suspect has been driving a maroon Fort Taurus. The checks are reportedly being taken out of mailboxes, the names are bleached out, and another name is put on them. Police say the man shows an ID to cashiers at Home Depot every time. At this time, police believe only one man is responsible and no one at Home Depot is involved. If you have any information call 667-2168.