Oxnard Police arrested a man and woman on suspicion of identity theft. Working in conjunction with the US Secret Service, Oxnard Police served a search warrant on the couple’s home. Inside, they found check printing equipment and counterfeit money. They also found opioids and methamphetamine.
Police began to investigate a series of stolen check reports in August. Their investigation led them to the couple. According to police, they recovered evidence from the home from victims throughout Ventura County. The couple targeted victims in Ventura, Camarillo and also in Oxnard.
The woman remains jailed on a $125,000 bond. She faces three felony counts of identity theft and one felony count of forgery. She also has prior convictions, and will return to court next week on matters related to her case.
The man faces felony drug possession charges and received a $30,000 bond. He will return to court in November on matters related to his case.
Oxnard Identity Theft Lawyer
The government is very interested in pursuing identity theft cases because they often lead to other charges. When you face identity theft charges in Ventura, hire an experienced identity theft lawyer like Robert Helfend. Mr. Helfend has more than 30 years of experience in criminal defense. He takes cases in Ventura County and throughout Southern California.
His first priority will be to get the charges against you reduced or dropped. When that’s not possible he will work toward the best possible resolution for your case. Avoiding felony convictions in California is essential, because of the state’s Three Strikes Law. A history of felony convictions can result in longer prison sentences and increased fines. In addition, a third conviction for a violent felony can send you to prison for life.
Don’t settle for an inexperienced attorney, and don’t assume that you can’t beat a prosecutor’s case against you. Contact Robert Helfend or call toll-free at (800) 834-6434, (805) 273-5611, (310) 456-3317 or (818) 591-2809 for an immediate consultation on your Ventura County identity theft/antitrust case.
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