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Chula Vista Police Department
Monday November 21st, 2011 :: 01:55 p.m. PST
Advisory

Honesty pays: Good Samaritan given money he found, turned in to police

Even in challenging economic times, people do the right thing. On June 30, 2011, a construction worker at Sharp Hospital in Chula Vista found $700 in cash. He brought the money to a hospital staff member, who notified police. Information about the found money was then published in a local newspaper, but it went unclaimed. After the required waiting period had passed, a police department employee notified the good Samaritan that he was entitled to the money, and it was given to him on November 18.

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Chula Vista Police Department
315 4th Ave
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 619-691-5151

Captain Gary Wedge
Patrol
gwedge@chulavistapd.org
619-691-5218

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