APPLE VALLEY, Ca. – A 34-year-old Apple Valley man was arrested after being found in possession of credit cards, birth certificates, and other personal information that did not belong to him.
On December 29, 2020, a report was made in the 20000 block of Quivero Road indicating an unknown subject had opened a checking account and credit cards using their personal information. The investigation led deputies to Joseph Curry, which led to his January 6, 2021, arrest. Curry was found to be in possession of numerous credit cards, birth certificated, mail, and notebooks containing information of over 100 victims.
Curry was booked for identity theft at High Desert Detention Center with bail set at $50,000. He is scheduled to appear in Victorville Superior Court on January 8, 2021.
Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Deputy Ronald Conley or Sheriff’s Service Specialist Courtney Rodriquez at the Apple Valley Police Department at (760) 240-7400 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.
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