Sedalia Woman Arrested in Identity Theft Case
On April 6, Sedalia Police Officer Fox took a report from a female victim in the State of California in reference to her identity being stolen and used in Sedalia.
The victim reported that the unknown suspect has been working under her identity at various businesses and has also attempted to file taxes under her identity.
The case was transferred to SPD's Criminal Investigations Bureau. Detective St.Cyr was able to determine that a female using the victim's identity was currently employed at a local business. The suspect was able to successfully obtain a Missouri Non-Driver's License and a fictitious Social Security Card under the victim's identity.
On Tuesday, April 27, Detective St.Cyr relayed case information to Cpl. Arnold who was able to locate and arrest the suspect.
The fraudulent Non Driver's License, fictitious Social Security Card, and other fraudulent documents were also seized. It was later determined that the suspect has been using the victim's identity for at least nine years.
Lourdes Rubio-Herrera, age 31, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail where she was placed on a 24-hour hold for three counts of Forgery and Felony Identity Theft.