El Centro, California - Thursday, the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office arrested Alvaro Fernando Gutierrez, 37yrs, transient on charges of theft. The arrest occurred as a result of a reported agriculture theft case and following investigation that linked Gutierrez to the crime.

Gutierrez is believed to have stolen multiple auxiliary fuel tanks valued at $1,200. During the investigation it was determined that an arrest warrant for $50,000.00 had previously been issued for Gutierrez on an unrelated case. Gutierrez was booked into county jail on the arrest warrant and additional charges relating to the theft case.