Photo: Samuel Foster
LOS BANOS – An investigation into an identify theft case culminated on April 16th with the arrest of one suspect. The Los Banos Police Department was conducting a follow-up investigation on the case when they made contact with their suspect, 46-year-old Samuel Foster.
Foster was located in the 1500 block of Place Road and had what was believed to be “several items of stolen mail and personal information.”
Foster was placed under arrest on an outstanding felony arrest warrant. He will likely face additional charges related to the possession of personal information, stolen property and forgery.
The LBPD encourages citizens to put a credit fraud alert on your accounts. Visit the Federal Trade Commission website at https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0275-place-fraud-alert.