COUNTY — Two people reportedly took a credit card from a mailbox and then went on a shopping spree, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office reported.
The Sheriff’s Office received a report on Oct. 16 of a stolen credit card from a mailbox at a residence in Arroyo Grande which had been used at businesses in the County at multiple locations including Atascadero, San Luis Obispo and Pismo Beach.
The victim reported she had never received a replacement credit card that was mailed to her home. When she contacted the credit card company, she was informed the card had already been activated and used at several locations.
During the course of the investigation, it was discovered the credit card had been used on the same day at a Shell gas station in Atascadero, the Target store and Apple store in San Luis Obispo, Pacsun, Perfumania, Coach, Zumiez, and Vans in the Pismo Beach Outlet center.
Total loss is estimated at $5,000.
Detectives are releasing surveillance photos of the two female suspects and the suspect’s car. One suspect is described as a middle-aged White female, approximately 5-foot 4- inches tall, with long black hair, wearing dark blue jeans and a long-sleeved gray hooded sweatshirt with two black horizontal stripes on the sleeve. The other suspect is described as a white female, 5-feet 7-inches tall, heavy-set, with blond hair, and wearing jeans and a grey sweatshirt.
The suspect vehicle is described as a newer model silver colored four-door Cadillac.
If you have any information on these suspects or this case, you are asked to call Sheriff’s Detectives at 805-781-4550.