Two Arrested. See Press Release Below-
Fugitive Watch is pleased to announce that an alleged fraud ring was broken up and fraud suspects identified when police found the suspect’s very own Wanted Posters in their car get away car. On May 1, 2009 alleged fraud suspects Mark Guardado and Brook Ann De La Cruz were arrested by store security at the Kohl’s Department Store at McKee Road and Jackson Avenue in east San Jose as they allegedly attempted to use fraudulent documents to make purchases. When San Jose police officers arrived and searched their get away car, they found more evidence of identity theft and mail fraud. Coincidently police officers also found that Guardado and De La Cruz had downloaded and printed out copies of themselves on surveillance photos from the Fugitive Watch web site. The surveillance photos were taken of them as they allegedly used fraudulent checks and identification at numerous stores in San Jose and Campbell. Santa Clara County sheriff’s deputies had submitted the surveillance photos to Fugitive Watch asking the public to help in identifying them. The 3rd suspect in the surveillance photos is still unidentified and remains at large. San Jose detectives are being joined by sheriff’s detectives and US postal investigators in the investigation. Any one that can help identitify the 3rd suspect in the surveillance photos or has any further information can call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text us at 408-355-0999.
The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office is asking for Fugitive Watch viewers help in identifying the suspects in these photos. Deputies are investigating the passing of several forged checks by three different suspects. The suspects entered several groceries stores, beginning in February, 2009, including Raley’s on Santa Teresa Boulevard in San Jose and Campbell Avenue in Campbell, Lucky’s on Monterey Road and Blossom Hill Road in San Jose and Safeway on Calaveras Boulevard in Milpitas and Branham Lane in San Jose. The same suspects were on video surveillance using forged checks with false identification card numbers. Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text us at 408-355-0999 if you have any information.