SLO Police Search for Wallet, Identity Theft Suspect

June 11, 2024


San Luis Obispo police are searching for an identity theft suspect who allegedly stole a person’s wallet and then made purchases using the victim’s cards.

After stealing the wallet, the man purchased gift cards, according to San Luis Obispo police. Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect.

Investigators are asking anyone with information about the suspect to call Henderson at (805) 594-8061 or Crime Stoppers at (805) 549-STOP.

The police department reports thieves are stealing wallets and phones from unzipped purses that shoppers place in front of shopping carts. Officers are asking residents to do what is best to secure their belongings.