Police seek woman after ID theft, shopping sprees

Police are asking for the community’s help to find this woman. Image: BPD

Berkeley police investigators are trying to find the woman pictured above after linking her to an ID theft case and fraudulently purchased merchandise worth thousands of dollars, authorities report.

Police said Thursday in a prepared statement that a Berkeley woman identified the person pictured above, on Nov. 30, as someone who had “used her stolen identity to open numerous fraudulent lines of credit at businesses around the Bay Area.”

Police said the woman used the stolen identity to shop at Costco and Target in Vallejo, racking up bills tallying thousands of dollars. 

Police say the woman has a “very distinctive cursive tattoo” on the left side of her neck, and brown hair, with reddish highlights, that is nearly waist-length.


During both shopping sprees, the woman was seen with the same man (pictured below). Police have described him as a person of interest.

Police are asking for the community’s help to find this woman (left), who has been seen with this man while making fraudulent purchases, according to authorities. Image: BPD

Police are asking anyone with information to call BPD’s Property Crimes Detail at 510-981-4725.

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