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.

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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.

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Roberts was arrested and booked into Solano County Jail. He’s facing charges of mail theft, possession of unlawful paraphernalia and receiving stolen property.

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Police say they are still working to get the stolen mail back to its rightful owners.