Photo released of suspect in theft of CAL FIRE FF's wallet during wildfire

The wallet was stolen from the firefighter's vehicle at the station while he fought the fire


By Laura French

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, Calif. — Authorities have released a photo of a suspect in the theft of a CAL FIRE firefighter's wallet, which was stolen while he was out battling a wildfire. 

The Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that the wallet was stolen from the firefighter's vehicle parked at the Bonny Doon Fire Station, during the overnight hours between August 21 and August 22. 

One of the stolen credit cards was then used at a Shell Gas Station and Safeway in Capitola, where surveillance cameras recorded the suspect. 

Investigators described the suspect as a male with light-colored, shoulder-length hair, wearing a green San Francisco Giants hat, black and white checkered face mask, black T-shirt, light blue jeans and black "vans style" shoes. 

Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to contact Detective Nathan Kenville at the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office. 

 

Detectives are looking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect in the theft of a firefighter’s wallet. During...

Posted by Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office on Monday, August 24, 2020

 

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