FAIRFIELD (CBS13) — Officers following up on a report of a suspicious person arrested a mail theft suspect in Fairfield this week.
Early Tuesday morning, Fairfield police say an alert resident reported seeing a suspicious near Kolob and Lehi courts. Officers were given a good description by the resident and the suspect was soon tracked down.READ MORE: Dixie Fire Update: Smoke From The 142,940-Acre Fire Is Now Drifting Into The Sacramento Valley
The suspicious person was soon identified as 45-year-old John Roberts. Officers say they found him in possession of several pieces of mail stolen from the neighborhood.READ MORE: 2 Men Arrested After Catalytic Converter Theft In Yuba City
Roberts was arrested and booked into Solano County Jail. He’s facing charges of mail theft, possession of unlawful paraphernalia and receiving stolen property.MORE NEWS: Remains Of WWII Sailor From Stockton Killed At Pearl Harbor Officially Accounted For, Navy Says
Police say they are still working to get the stolen mail back to its rightful owners.