AUBURN (CBS13) – Three folks from Sacramento County have been arrested in Auburn after over $200 worth of things have been stolen from an AMPM after a pair’s bank cards have been declined, the Placer County Sheriff’s Workplace mentioned on Friday.
The scene was on the AMPM on Lincoln Approach in Auburn at round three a.m. on Aug. 24, authorities mentioned.
A girl entered the shop with a Styrofoam container and allegedly crammed it with a number of objects. Authorities mentioned a person then entered the shop and joined the lady, recognized as 40-year-old Lois Lynna Mataafa, on the entrance counter to pay.
As soon as their playing cards declined, the person – recognized as 35-year-old Alexander Wright – took the container and walked out of the shop to a getaway car pushed by a suspect later recognized as 40-year-old Angela Sidey, investigators mentioned.
Authorities have been alerted to the theft by the shop clerk and deputies mentioned they discovered the suspects at a fuel station in Colfax and took them into custody.
Sidey was discovered to have a warrant issued in San Joaquin County and a suspended driver’s license. Wright was discovered to be on probation out of Sacramento County and Mataafa was found to have two excellent warrants in Sacramento County and was on parole, authorities mentioned.
The stolen objects from AMPM, 18 clean bank cards, a chopping gadget that was set to a bank card’s size, a pocket book containing bank card and bank account numbers, stolen checkbooks, a stolen pockets, and over two dozen ecstasy tablets have been situated throughout a search of the getaway automotive, investigators mentioned.
After being taken to the Auburn Jail, Sidey allegedly tossed a stolen driver’s license and stolen social safety card in a trash can. Whereas being searched on the jail, Mataafa was discovered to be in possession of three baggies of methamphetamine, authorities mentioned.