8 Arrested in Drug Sale and Identity Theft Sting

8 Arrested in Drug Sale and Identity Theft Sting

Following up on a Roseville drug case, Roseville Police Department detectives arrested eight suspects involved in methamphetamine sales and identity theft, which reportedly impacted many victims, according to an official press release.

According to Roseville PD, on Friday, August 15, a narcotics detective stopped a car in the 900 block of Parry Street for suspected drug dealing. Detectives reportedly searched the car and occupants, finding stolen checks and several false ID cards using stolen identity information, as well as evidence of methamphetamine sales. The two occupants of the vehicle were arrested.

Then on Wednesday, August 20, detectives reportedly served a search warrant at the Sacramento home of the one of the suspected drug dealers. At the home, detectives found packaged methamphetamine and other evidence of drug sales, as well as a large amount of fraudulently obtained personal financial information from victims in Roseville and other areas of the region, including forged ID cards, credit cards, and equipment and materials used to make fraudulent checks and ID cards. The detectives also reportedly found items indicating gang membership.

Sabrina Sosa Padilla-Pimentel, Marc Anthony Lucero, and Robert Carrasco

Sabrina Sosa Padilla-Pimentel, Marc Anthony Lucero, and Robert Carrasco

Additionally, during the search detectives found four children in the residence, who were reportedly turned over to the care of child protective services. Detectives are still going through the large amount of evidence that was seized, and said they believe they will recover stolen identity information from close to 100 victims.

The following suspects were arrested:

  • Carlos Aranda, 32, of Sacramento on suspicion of identity theft, criminal conspiracy, participating in a criminal street gang, and committing a felony while out on bail for another felony. He is reportedly being held in the Placer County Jail on $75,000 bail.
  • Victoria Carrasco Lewis, 49, of Sacramento, on suspicion of identity theft, participating in a criminal street gang, and criminal conspiracy. She is reportedly being held in the Placer County Jail on $80,000 bail.
  • Monica Elisa Delacruz, 33, of Sacramento, on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine for sale, forgery, identity theft, participating in a criminal street gang, and criminal conspiracy. She is reportedly being held in the Placer County Jail on $50,000 bail.
  • Sabrina Sosa Padilla-Pimentel, 30, of Sacramento, on suspicion of identity theft, participating in a criminal street gang, and criminal conspiracy. She is reportedly being held in the Placer County Jail on $50,000 bail.
  • Marc Anthony Lucero, 30, of Plumas Lake, on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine for sale, identity theft, participating in a criminal street gang and criminal conspiracy. He is reportedly being held in the Placer County Jail on $125,000 bail.
  • Robert Carrasco, 51 of Sacramento, on Placer and Sacramento County warrants for possession of methamphetamine and driving on a suspended license. He is reportedly being held in the Placer County Jail on $2,500 bail.
  • Ladislao Carrasco, 44, on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. He is reportedly being held in the Sacramento County Jail on $605,000 bail.
  • Victoria Lisa Lucero, 52, on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. She is reportedly being held in the Sacramento County Jail, and her bail is not known at this time.
8 Arrested in Drug Sale and Identity Theft Sting was last modified: August 22nd, 2014 by admin
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