Atascadero Police arrest man for credit card fraud
March 24, 2013
Atascadero Police officers arrested a 20-year-old Bradley man who had more than $60,000 worth of stolen property purchased using stolen credit card numbers. [KSBY]
A joint operation by the Atascadero Police Department, Santa Monica Police Department, and Monterey County Sheriff’s Department led to the seizure of property Vincent Gerard Tarantino had purchased including 27,000 rounds of ammunition. Stolen property included electronics, a John Deer riding mower, and expensive clothing and accessories,
The joint investigation took place over several weeks and at least three people have been arrested.
During Tarantino’s arrest, Atascadero Police found a loaded, unregistered 45 caliber handgun and marijuana in the vehicle he was driving.