MONTEBELLO — Police jailed a man on suspicion of identity theft, auto theft and possession of stolen property after responding to a report he was using a fraudulent credit card to stay at a hotel.
Jiessi Abiram Alvarado, 19, was being held without bail at the Montebello Police Department’s jail pending his initial court appearance, according to county booking records.
Officers responded to the Hilton Garden Inn, 801 Via San Clemente, shortly before 7 a.m. after employees reported he was renting a room with a fraudulent credit card, Montebello police Sgt. Ismael Navarro said.
After meeting with Alvarado, the sergeant said, officers found he also had documents related to identity theft in his possession, as well as an allegedly stolen car. Other items believed to be stolen were discovered inside the car.