News Story


Thousand Oaks resident arrested for identity theft
5/21/2012 8:05:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Identity Theft Arrest

Report Number:

RB# 12-1743


3000 Block of Los Robles Road, Thousand Oaks, CA


Date & Time:

05/15/12 @ 9:00 AM

Unit Responsible:

Thousand Oaks Forgery and Fraud Unit

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

City of Residence


(S) Elier Aldana-Romero


Thousand Oaks




In January 2012, the Thousand Oaks Forgery/Fraud Unit and the Monterey County Sheriff's Department began investigating the fraudulent use of a social security number to gain employment at various restaurants in the City of Thousand Oaks.  The victim had approximately $30,000.00 dollars in unlawful income reported against his social security number.  Through the investigation and with the cooperation of two local restaurants in Thousand Oaks, (S) Elier Aldana-Romero was arrested for the crime of identity theft and possession of a counterfeit social security card.  Aldana was booked into the East Valley Jail with bail set at $50,000 dollars.   


Deputy Preparing Media Release:

Sergeant Alan Hartkop

Media Release Date:

May 15, 2012

Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Darin Rich (805) 494-8232

Approved by:

Captain Jim Fryhoff