Two Arrested in Barstow for ID Theft and Drug Possession

BARSTOW – A search warrant reference an ongoing check fraud investigation led deputies to all the evidence they needed and more Monday afternoon. Deputies from the Barstow Station arrived at the home on the 2900 block of E. Main Street in Barstow and made contact with Jolene Collard, 34 and Francisco Guzman, 37.

During the search of the home, deputies located stolen mail, books of personal checks, driver’s licenses, and ATM/Debit cards. Also located was a book that contained  victim’s names, places of employment, credit card numbers and other personal information. Also located at the home was what appeared to be methamphetamine and glass pipes used to smoke methamphetamine.

Both were arrested and booked into the Barstow jail. Both face charges of check fraud, identity theft and possession of a controlled substance and are being held in lieu of $50,000 bail.

Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy Whitecloud of the Barstow Sheriff’s Station. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the WE-Tip Hotline at 800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the WE-Tip Hotline at
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