2 women found with mail, personal information arrested in Highland
Sheriff’s deputies found and arrested 2 San Bernardino women early Monday after they were found in possession of dozens of pieces of mail, Social Security numbers and personal information of other people, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s officials said.
Consuelo Delayo, 37, and Elma Rosa Alvarez, 36, both of San Bernardino, were arrested just after 1 a.m. on suspicion of possession of a stolen vehicle, possession of stolen property, possession of stolen mail, identity theft and false personation, according to a Highland station statement.
Around 10 p.m. Sunday, deputies from the Highland sheriff’s station were in the area of Palm Avenue and the 210 Freeway when they spotted a stolen vehicle parked in the driveway of a home in the 1900 block of North Palm Avenue on the border of San Bernardino and Highland, according to a press release.
Deputies watched the vehicle for a short time but when no one returned to the vehicle, deputies went to speak to the people inside the home, the statement said.
- April 25, 2017
Fighting back against mail theft — here’s what you can do
- February 24, 2017
Riverside woman skips 8 court appearances, arrested after mail theft
- April 26, 2016
MAIL THEFT: Frustrated victims ask, ‘What are you supposed to do?’
- November 30, 2016
Riverside resident praised for reporting mail theft that led to arrests
“As they entered the yard, they observed another vehicle, a white Mercedes Benz R350 station wagon, that matched the description of a vehicle that had been observed on surveillance video in East Highlands breaking into community mailboxes,” the statement said.