Mill Valley Man Arrested in Alleged Purse Theft Spree

After a week-long investigation, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office detectives and Petaluma Police solved a string of purse theft cases in the North Bay by arresting 25-year-old Joshua Lenzi, who listed his address in Santa Rosa and Mill Valley, along with his girlfriend, 31-year-old Courtney Silliman of Vallejo, authorities said Tuesday.

Sheriff Detectives on April 20 began their investigation when a victim had her purse stolen while attending a fund raising event at the Hanna Boys Center in Sonoma, officials said. The victim had placed her purse in an office and someone stole it. Soon thereafter the victim’s credit card was used at gas station in Vallejo.

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Mill Valley Man Arrested in Alleged Purse Theft Spree was last modified: May 1st, 2013 by admin
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