Hollywood: Los Angeles Police
Department Hollywood Burglary/Theft detectives announce the arrest
of Raj Weaver-Bey of Arleta for Identity Theft.
During a relationship with the victim, Weaver-Bey stole her ATM
card after obtaining the PIN without the victim’s knowledge. He
then used the card to purchase laptop computers and money orders
without the victim’s permission. Weaver-Bey was convicted of a
similar crime in Santa Barbara in 2018.
arrested Weaver-Bey on April 9, 2020. When he was detained,
Weaver-Bey had two ATM cards and several fraudulent checks. Both
owners of the cards told detectives they had recently been the
victims of identity theft and theft by use of access card. One of
the victims further stated an unknown suspect had deposited fake
checks into her account and immediately withdrew cash before the
checks cleared, causing a negative account balance.
Anyone with information is urged to call Hollywood Burglary
Detective Brian Richardson at (213) 972-2929 or email him at
firstname.lastname@example.org. During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls
should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone
wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime
Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to
www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit
www.lapdonline.org, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the
“Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip. Lastly,
tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and
select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.