REDWOOD CITY (CBS SF) — Authorities have arrested an East Bay man suspected of fraudulently renting about 80 rental vehicles at San Francisco Worldwide Airport, a lot of them subsequently related to crimes that embody murder, home-invasion robberies and burglaries.
The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Workplace stated John Paul Alcutt, 37, is suspected of making pretend bank cards or conspiring with others to fraudulently hire vehicles that had been by no means returned,going again to 2017.
Not one of the rental vehicles had been ever returned, however some have been present in reference to different instances. Some had been deserted and one automobile was
found as far-off as Canada, the sheriff’s workplace stated.
Sheriff’s workplace detectives had been assisted by different regulation enforcement companies, together with Daly Metropolis police and the U.S. Secret Service, in
executing search warrants at houses in Richmond and Oakland on Wednesday morning.
Alcutt, who has ties to each cities, was taken into custody on suspicion of crimes that embody forgery, identification theft, fraud and
conspiracy. Different prices may even be filed.
Authorities had been persevering with to analyze and consider that extra suspects will likely be recognized within the case.