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Sheriff's Office seeks public's help to identify theft/fraud suspects

Posted at 8:05 PM, Sep 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-24 22:10:20-04

EL PASO COUNTY — The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying suspects involved in a motor vehicle theft/fraud case.

According to the Sheriff's Office, on Aug. 16th deputies responded to a report of a motor vehicle theft that occurred overnight in the 10,100 block of Everglades Dr. Upon arrival, they learned the victim's credit cards, which were stolen along with the vehicle, had several fraudulent charges on them.

The Sheriff's Office said the suspects were caught on surveillance video making fraudulent purchases at the Walmart on East Platte Ave. They also attempted to make additional purchases at the King Soopers on Cheyenne Meadows Rd. and the Safeway on South Nevada Ave.

On Aug. 20th, the stolen vehicle was recovered but the suspects were not with it.

The Sheriff's Office said they are looking for four suspects.

The first suspect is approximately 30 years of age, Hispanic male, dark hair, dark facial hair, last seen wearing a white shirt, tan pants and black shoes.

The second suspect is approximately 20 years of age, female, long purple hair, tattoo on right back and shoulder, last seen wearing sunglasses, black shirt and printed shorts.

The third suspect is approximately 30 years of age, Hispanic male, dark facial hair, partial sleeve tattoos on right hand and forearm, last seen wearing a camouflage hat, sunglasses, black shirt, jeans and tan boots.

The fourth suspect is an unknown age female, blonde hair, last seen wearing black hat, black long sleeve shirt, shorts, and black and white shoes.

If you recognize any of the suspects (pictured above), you are asked to call Detective Robert Sirois at (719) 520-7025.