August 15, 2020
Morro Bay law enforcement officials caught a person and girl on Wednesday who allegedly stole quite a few sufferer’s identification, which they used to acquire bank cards with a view to commit theft.
At roughly 12:24 p.m., a witness reported a person with a rifle in a silver Mercedes within the Motel 6 parking zone at 298 Atascadero Highway. Officers arrived on the scene and located the car, which was occupied by San Francisco residents Steven Josef Banfi, 32, and Danielle Raquel Quijada, 28, in line with the Morro Bay Police Division.
Officers decided Banfi was on probation, and thus, they might search the car. Whereas looking out the Mercedes, workplaces discovered a duplicate rifle, brass knuckles, a number of bank cards with names of individuals apart from the suspects, quite a few associated receipts, related stolen property and $2,950 in cash.
Based mostly on the receipts discovered within the car, investigators say victims within the case misplaced a mixed whole of $11,888.96 in cash and stolen property.
Police arrested Banfi and Quijada on fees together with use of one other’s private identification playing cards to acquire bank cards for theft; receiving or concealing stolen property higher than $950; and possession of private id of greater than 10 folks.
Officers booked Banfi and Quijada in San Luis Obispo County Jail. Each suspects had been launched from custody inside 24 hours as a result of $zero bail coronavirus rule.
An investigation into the case is ongoing. Anybody who has details about the case is requested to name the Morro Bay Police Division at (805) 772-6225.