News Story

 

Mail Theft and Identity Theft Suspects Arrested
10/23/2015 12:30:00 PM

 

Nature of Incident:

Mail theft and Identity Theft suspects arrested.

Report Number:

152056247

Location:

2000 Block of Willow Tree Court, Thousand Oaks

Date & Time:

 October 22, 2015 @ 11:45 AM

Unit Responsible:

Thousand Oaks Police Investigations Bureau

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

Age

(S) Marissa Pryor

(S) Timothy Bunker

 

Thousand Oaks

San Pedro

26

33

Narrative:

The Thousand Oaks Police Investigations Bureau arrested two suspects for possession of stolen property and identity theft.

 

The Thousand Oaks Police Department has recently seen an increase in the amount of thefts from vehicles occurring in the city. On October 22, 2015, in an effort to address this recent increase in thefts, the Thousand Oaks Police Investigations Bureau conducted probation searches at locations throughout the city. During a probation search at a residence in the 2000 block of Willow Tree Court, detectives located a large amount of suspected stolen mail with listed addresses in both Ventura and Los Angeles Counties. In addition, numerous blank checks and suspected stolen California identification cards were located. The two suspects located inside the residence, identified as Marissa Pryor and Timothy Bunker, were arrested for possession of stolen property and identity theft.

 

A subsequent investigation identified over fifty suspected mail theft victims in Ventura and Los Angeles Counties. The United States Postal Inspection Service was contacted and assisted with the investigation. Pryor and Bunker were booked into the Ventura County Jail. Each suspect's bail was set at $50,000.

 

Thousand Oaks Police investigators will be conducting follow-up investigations in an attempt to identify other possible victims of mail theft and identity thefts perpetrated by these suspects. The Thousand Oaks Police Department would like to remind all of its residents to be alert for and report any suspicious activity in the community or regarding their personal information. 

 

Prepared by:

Sergeant Pete Frank

 

Media Release Date:

October 23, 2015

 

Media Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Andja Marco

805-8227

 

 

Approved by:

Captain Mike Hartmann

 







 

Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime.  The caller may remain anonymous.  The call is not recorded.  Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).

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