News Story

 

Thousand Oaks Police Department Detectives Arrest Suspect involved in Counterfeit Bills, Fraudulent Access Cards, and Forgery
4/13/2012 4:15:00 PM

 

Nature of Incident:

Identity Theft, Forgery, and Burglary Arrest

Report Number:

12-5548 and 12-5682

Location:

11000 block of Strathmore Drive, Los Angeles, CA

Date & Time:

04/12/2012 at 2:20 P.M.

Unit Responsible:

Thousand Oaks Police Department Investigations ' Forgery/Fraud Unit, Thousand Oaks Police Department Special Enforcement Detail

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

City of Residence

Age

(S) Jeffrey Mulhall

Ladera Ranch

40

Narrative:

On March 10, 2012, and March 12, 2012, counterfeit $100.00 bills were passed at two different Thousand Oaks businesses to purchase goods.  The suspect, Jeffrey Mulhall, was later identified as the person who passed the counterfeit bills.  Mulhall had also been identified as using fraudulent access card account numbers to conduct purchase transactions at various Thousand Oaks locations.

On April 12, 2012, Thousand Oaks Police Department Forgery/Fraud Unit, Special Enforcement Unit detectives, and the United States Secret Service began surveillance of an apartment complex in the in Los Angeles area.  Mulhall was seen exiting an apartment along with two other individuals.  He was arrested outside the apartment complex for identity theft, forgery, and burglary charges along with a warrant.  The two other individuals with him were also detained and arrested by the Los Angeles Police Department for outstanding warrants.

During the investigation, a search warrant was executed.  Law enforcement personnel found and seized a large quantity evidence including items and equipment related to the manufacturing of counterfeit access cards.

Mulhall is currently in custody at the Ventura County Sheriff's Office Pre-Trial Detention Facility awaiting a court hearing for burglary, identity theft, and forgery charges.

Deputy Preparing Media Release:

Detective Ilano

Media Release Date:

04/13/2012

Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Ilano; (805) 494-8201

Approved by:

Captain Wade