Man charged with trying to skim gas pumps

Ahmed SocarrasAn Escalon man was arrested last week, charged with attempting to “skim” the gas pumps at Stage Stop in Mariposa.
Ahmed Roca Socarras, 38, has been charged by the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office with fraudulently assessing credit cards and possession of burglary tools.
According to the sheriff’s office, at around 10:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22, an alarm sounded from gas pumps at Stage Stop.
The alarm alerted deputies to the situation, who found Socarras standing in front of the g...

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