San Bruno woman arrested after officers find identity theft evidence inside hotel room

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SAN BRUNO (KRON) — San Bruno police have arrested a Pacifica woman on Thursday in connection with a large number of credit, gift, and cash cards found inside a San Bruno hotel room, according to police.

Around 3:30 p.m., officers responded to the Courtyard San Francisco Airport hotel at 1050 Bayhill Drive, according to police.

Officers had received a report of a large number of cards found inside a room at the hotel, police said.

After examining the cards, officers discovered the names and numbers had been removed from the cards, a common practice of fraud and identity theft suspects, according to police.

A preliminary investigation led officers to identify 28-year-old Erica Cloud as the suspect. Officers concluded Cloud was using the fraudulent cards to commit identity theft, police said.

She was arrested on suspicion of identity theft, unlawful possession of access card information and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Officer booked Cloud into the Maple Street Correctional Center in Redwood City, according to police.

Bay City News contributed to this report.

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