Ventura County Sheriff’s investigators arrested a woman with a history of felony identity theft during a raid at a Ventura motel. The woman was among six people arrested as part of a narcotics sweep.
Investigators suspected their primary target of selling heroin and methamphetamine from the motel. They arrested him in the parking lot and entered his room. Inside, they found five other people, drugs and stolen weapons, as well as a large sum of cash. Four of the five people had previous felony convictions for various offenses and active, outstanding warrants.
The primary suspect, along with two women in the room had felony warrants for their arrests. Detectives arrested a fourth man for weapons offenses, including weapons possession and possessing a sawed-off shotgun. He had a prior felony conviction, and was ineligible to possess weapons legally. They also arrested a fifth man from Kern County for illegal weapons possession. He also had an outstanding warrant for his arrest.
Ventura Identity Theft Lawyer
California ranks third in the country for identity theft, so investigators work hard to identify and arrest ID theft suspects. When you face stolen identity charges, hire an experienced identity theft lawyer like Robert Helfend. Mr. Helfend has more than 30 years of experience representing Southern Californians in court. He takes cases in Ventura County and throughout Southern California.
Prosecutors can charge identity theft as a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on the circumstances of your case. Regardless of the charges against you, hiring an experienced defense attorney is the first step in building a solid defense. Mr. Helfend will work tirelessly to ensure that you’re well represented in court.
Mr. Helfend manages each case personally, so you will always work directly with him on your defense. His plain English style also ensures that you’ll always understand the status of your case. Don’t settle for inexperience and don’t settle for an attorney who doesn’t want to work hard on your defense.
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 case.
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