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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Police bust regional ID theft ring

Bellevue Police busted an identity theft ring in Seattle this morning, a SWAT team and detectives arresting four men and a 15-year-old girl. The police executed a search warrant at a house in West Seattle, on the 7300 block of 16th Street Southwest.

Through a detailed investigation, detectives were led to the house, where SWAT assisted in a safe search and arrest. The five suspects were arrested without incident.

Several neighbors came up to the officers before they left the scene and thanked them for their good work. Many suggested that they were aware something was going on in the house for some time.

Detectives reported several bags of evidence were collected and will be sorted through for the next several weeks. Several items collected belong to victims from Bellevue and surrounding cities.

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P.O. Box 90012
Bellevue, WA 98009
Contact: Officer Seth Tyler
Phone: 425-452-4129
E-mail: bellevuepd@bellevuewa.gov

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