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Santa Ana Police Department
Tuesday May 9th, 2017 :: 10:40 a.m. PDT


Detectives From Santa Ana & Costa Mesa PDs Asking For Assistance In Identifying Suspects In An Elderly Scam

Suspect #1: Male, Hispanic, 50-60 years old, 5’06”-5’07” tall, 150-160 lbs., brown eyes, gray hair, missing teeth.

Suspect #2: Male, Hispanic, 50-60 years old, 6’00”-6’02” tall, 160-170 lbs., gray hair, brown eyes and broken teeth.

Vehicle: late model Gold American sedan, possible Ford Taurus.

Crime Type: PC 487(a) Grand Theft/ PC 368 (d) Crimes Against Elderly

Location: Santa Ana – Wells Fargo Bank: 2301 S. Main Street, Santa Ana
Costa Mesa – Citibank: 2700 Harbor Boulevard, Costa Mesa

Synopsis: On 04/11/2017 at approximately 1:20 pm, an elderly 84 year-old victim was approached by two suspects on the street, convinced to go to the bank and withdraw money from his account, which was eventually taken by the waiting suspects. A similar crime was reported to the Costa Mesa PD on 04/28/2017 at 1030am. The images are of suspect #1, the driver of the suspect Vehicle. These suspects are known to loiter around banks and bus stops near banks.

Please forward any information to SAPD Robbery Unit, Det. Cpl. A. Silva at 714-245-8545 or email [email protected]; CMPD Det. Maridakis at 714-754-5051 or email [email protected], or Orange County Crime Stoppers at 1-855-TIP-OCCS.

Santa Ana Police Department
60 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 714-834-4211

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