A couple who broke into a car in Los Angeles have been charged with using a stolen credit card to buy a car after Oxnard detectives tracked them down.
On July 20 allegedly Colin Moore, 38, of Inyo County and Lauren Evans, 30, of Oxnard bought a 2018 Toyota Camry from an Oxnard car dealership with a credit card stolen from a car in Los Angeles.
Later that day Oxnard Police Department detectives, with help from the Ventura County Auto Theft Task Force (VenCATT) found the Camry with Moore and Evans inside in the 2000 block of North Rose Avenue in Oxnard.
Moore and Evans also had a driver’s license, credit cards and checks stolen on July 2 from a car in Los Angeles. Moore and Evans were arrested without incident.
Both have been charged with conspiracy, false personation, possession of a stolen vehicle, purchasing a vehicle under false pretenses and fraud. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact Oxnard Police Department Detective Enrique Alvarez at (805) 385-7605, (805) 385-7664 or enrique.alvarez@Oxnardpd.org.