A 60-year-old transient man from
At approximately 4:14 p.m., Auburn Police responded to the Wells Fargo in the
The suspect, Robert Luther Thomas Sr., was still waiting in the bank lobby at the time of the call and officers arrested Thomas there.
Thomas Sr. allegedly entered the bank and attempted to pass a check for several thousand dollars written from a fraudulent checking account. Thomas was booked into Placer County Jail for burglary and forgery charges. As of Friday afternoon Thomas Sr. was in custody with bail set at $130,000.