KCSD display stolen mail
RIDGECREST — Last Friday deputies received a report of a mail theft in progress. With a description of the suspect and his vehicle provided by a witness, they were able to go to the home of 30-year-old Steven O’Reilly.
Once at the residence on the 6600 block of Las Flores Avenue, deputies found O’Reilly hiding under a pile of clothes. He resisted but was arrested.
Inside the car, which was reported as stolen, they found over 500 pieces of stolen mail that belonged to over 230 victims.
O’Reilly was charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, mail theft, resisting arrest and outstanding warrants.