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Menlo Park police arrest man on suspicion of identity theft

Man found in a vehicle that was reported stolen, police say

Menlo Park police on Saturday, March 12, arrested a suspect in the theft of mail, documents and other items from more than 30 victims in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties.

At about 12:30 p.m., officers checked on three people inside a car parked at Bedwell Bayfront Park at 1600 Marsh Road in Menlo Park.

The items were found inside the vehicle, which had been reported stolen earlier in the day to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office, police said.

Herman Mark Anthony Velez Jr., 28, of Redwood City, was arrested and taken to the San Mateo County jail on suspicion of identity theft and possession of a stolen vehicle, according to police. The two other occupants of the vehicle were identified and released, police said.

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Posted by Shoeter
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on Mar 15, 2016 at 12:54 pm

Well done Menlo PD! THAT is proactive, "heads-up" police work!


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