LOOMIS (CBS13) — A pair from Sacramento were arrested in Loomis on suspicion of mail theft, authorities say.
The Placer County Sheriff’s Office says, back on April 1, a deputy responded to Val Verde Road in Loomis to investigate a report of a suspicious sedan that was seen stopping at mailboxes. The deputy spotted the suspicious vehicle stopped near a cluster of mailboxes and pulled it over.READ MORE: Sheriff To Talk About ‘Major Developments’ In Disappearance Of Kristin Smart
Authorities say two people were inside the car: 27-year-old Victor Flores and 38-year-old Sarah Simmons, both Sacramento residents.
Deputies soon discovered that Flores had two outstanding warrants out of Sacramento, prompting a search of the car.READ MORE: Watch The Derek Chauvin Trial Live
Stolen mail addressed to Loomis residents was then found, deputies say. Further, four credit cards belonging to other people, a stolen check, and cellphone pictures of other people’s personal information were also discovered.
Flores’ phone also allegedly had pictures of checks with names scratched off, deputies say.MORE NEWS: Sacramento County Clinics Switching Appointments From Johnson & Johnson Vaccine After CDC Guidance
Both Flores and Simmons were arrested and are now facing charges of mail theft, credit card theft, possession of stolen property and conspiracy.