13 arrested in welfare fraud in Tulare County

The Tulare County District Attorney’s Office served search warrants for 13 welfare fraud suspects who allegedly stole more than a combined $85,000.

The arrests were made March 28. The county DA office’s Bureau of Investigations and Financial Crimes Division is prosecuting the cases.

Arrested were: Visalia residents Jean Harris, 39, Helen Barragan, 43, Christine Fulmer, 47, Alfonso Morales, 34, Noe Solis, 39, Jessica Sanchez, 28, and Richard Santos, 26; Tulare residents Marcus Millan, 37, and Bryan Iacono, 49; Joann Vasquez, 33, of Porterville; Jaime Lee, 38, of Farmersville; Heather Gagnos, 33, of Sanger, and Adrianna Tadeo, 32, of Bakersfield.