Woman pulled over for broken tail light had stolen credit cards, IDs
Deputies in Stockton arrested a woman for identity theft and forgery after pulling her over for a broken tail light and fake license tags, sheriff's officials said.
Laurie Ramirez, 48, was driving near Porter Way and Swain Road in Stockton when a San Joaquin County Sheriff's deputy pulled her over for having a broken tail light, cracked windshield and fake license tags.
Before towing the car, deputies found more than 40 California IDs and driver's licenses and other poeple's credit cards and checks. Ramirez also had equipment and software to print checks and passports.
Ramirez was booked into the San Joaquin County jail for identity theft, forgery, possession of stolen property and possession of access cards.
She was also cited for her broken tail light.