Suspicious vehicle leads Hazelwood police to discovery of identity thief

Suspicious vehicle leads Hazelwood police to discovery of identity thief

Suspicious vehicle leads Hazelwood police to discovery of identity thief

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on May 16, 2013 at 8:54 PM

(KMOV.com) – An investigation by Hazelwood Police Department led to the discovery of stolen credit cards and the arrest of two men on Tuesday.

On May 14, officers responded to the 7600 block of N. Lindbergh Blvd. for a suspicious occupied vehicle. 

Upon arrival, officers found the occupants of the vehicle to have a considerable sum of money and stolen credit cards.

The driver of the vehicle, Mustapha Kazeem, 29, was arrested for traffic charges.

Precious Agobe, 28, was also taken into custody for the fraudulent use of a credit device.

The investigation revealed both suspects had active warrants issued against them.

Agobe had warrants issued against him for the identity theft and fraudulent use of a credit device with a $100,000 cash-only bond.

Kazeem was not charged by the St. Louis County Personal Attorney’s Office with these offenses.  He remained in Hazelwood custody on traffic charges.

The investigation is ongoing. 

 

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