Articles Tagged With ‘Identity Theft’




SLO police searching for credit card thieves

San Luis Obispo police are searching for a pair of thieves who were caught on surveillance film Wednesday using stolen credit cards. On Wednesday, a man reported to the San Luis Obispo Police Department that multiple credit cards were stolen... (Continue reading)

SLO resident loses $20,000 after thief uses stolen wallet to cash out

A day after losing a wallet, a San Luis Obispo resident lost a combined $20,000 from multiple bank accounts, according to SLOPD. Police are now searching for a suspected identity thief who made the cash withdrawals. On June 21, a... (Continue reading)

SLO woman allegedly stole elderly man’s car and money

A San Luis Obispo woman who has been using an alias for the last 20 years stole about $100,000 and a vehicle from en elderly man with Alzheimer’s who recently moved out of the area, according to police. In May... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande men arrested for using SLO’s resident’s credit card

A San Luis Obispo resident lost more more than $1,200 worth of property after leaving valuables in an unlocked car in the 200 block of California Boulevard. Among the items that were stolen was a credit card, which two Arroyo... (Continue reading)

Burglar nabs thousands of dollars of merchandise from SLO business

San Luis Obispo police are searching for a a burglar who stole thousands of dollars of merchandise from a business over the weekend. The burglary reportedly occurred in the 800 block of Higuera Street. Most of the stolen merchandise was... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria probationer found with stolen passports and drone

While conducting a probation check at a Santa Maria home on Tuesday, authorities found drugs and a wide variety of stolen items, including passports, checks and a drone. Around 3:30 p.m., Santa Barbara County probation personnel and the Compliance Response... (Continue reading)

SLO police searching for vandal, identity thieves

San Luis Obispo police are searching for a man who caused more than $1,000 of damage to a government building on Monday. The building is believed to be the Social Security office in San Luis Obispo, and the vandalism was... (Continue reading)

Thieves snatch purse in SLO Target, then use credit card

A pair of thieves snatched a woman’s purse at the San Luis Obispo Target, then used her credit card at another store, according to SLOPD. Surveillance footage caught the suspects, a man and woman, walking out of Target at 5:19... (Continue reading)

Atascadero, Grover Beach hotels hit in Holiday Inn hack

Customers who used their credit cards at the Atascadero or Grover Beach Holiday Inns over the last few months of 2016 may want to search their spending histories for fraudulent charges. United Kingdom-based Intercontinental Hotels Group, the parent company of... (Continue reading)

Couple arrested for identity theft in Paso Robles

Paso Robles police arrested a man and a woman suspected of identity theft last week after an intensive investigation. In august, staff at the La Quinta Inn told police a maid had discovered discarded mail items and narcotics paraphernalia while... (Continue reading)