Los Altos police announced they have arrested two people for a June 23 burglary in Los Altos Hills in which burglars stole a car and credit cards, which were later used to purchase $30,000 in goods, including a rental car.
Police stated the stolen credit cards were used in fraudulent purchases across the Bay Area and Southern California.
The rental agency later filed a stolen vehicle report, and San Jose police later recovered the vehicle.
After getting warrants for several locations, police arrested the two San Jose residents -- Espinoza on July 17 and Ortiz on July 23.
Espinoza was charged with burglary, identity theft, fraudulent use of an access card and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was released on her own recognizance after being booked in Santa Clara County Main Jail with a bail of $56,000.
Ortiz was charged with possession of stolen property, identity theft, forgery, fraudulent use of an access card and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released on a bail of $66,000 after being booked in the jail.
Police stated they have not ruled out the possibility of additional suspects.
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