HOMELAND – A 34-year-old San Diego woman was arrested after a search warrant was served at a Homeland home on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.
While searching the home in the 26000 block of Sultanas Road in Homeland deputies found stolen and forged checks, credit cards, identification cards, driver’s licenses, and mail. Additional evidence indicative of fraud was also located. Authorities said that there were over 100 victims mostly from Menifee, Murrieta, and Temecula that were either victimized by theft or fraud. Toya Calderon, was arrested and booked into the Southwest Detention Center for forgery, fraud, and identity theft charges.
This investigation is ongoing. Any other questions, comments or pertinent information involving this case can be forwarded to Deputy Cardinale at the Perris Sheriff Station at (951) 210-1000, or by email at PerrisStation@RiversideSheriff.org
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department receives numerous calls for service regarding U.S. mail theft and the theft of packages. Between credit card solicitations, holiday gift mailing, and tax filing season, it important if you see something, say something!
Mail theft is a crime of opportunity. Criminals are looking for personal identifying information that can be used in identity theft. Ways to prevent identity theft are to not mail any personal information from unsecured mailboxes. Make sure you pick up your mail promptly after delivery and do not leave outgoing mail in the mailbox overnight. Use the letter slots inside the post office, or hand your mail directly to the mail carrier. Also, make sure to review your credit report at least every 12-months.
If you see a crime in progress, immediately call 9-1-1. Safely attempt to provide as much information about the suspect(s) as possible. If the crime has already occurred, report the incident to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department non-emergency line at 951-776-1099. Also report the incident to the Postal Inspector at 1-877-876-2455 or online http://postalinspectors.uspis.gov .
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