DURHAM, Calif. -Brandon Amundsen, 24, of Chico was arrested Thursday after Butte County deputies investigated what they called a suspicious black SUV driving in the area of Oro Chico Highway and Lott Road in Durham.
Deputies said they found heroin and methamphetamine in Amundsen’s vehicle as well as several pieces of mail. Some of the mail was from an address on Lott Road. Deputies also located several identification cards, checks and other identifying information belonging to several victims.
Since Amundsen’s arrest, deputies have been working with the United States Postal Service inspectors. At this point in the investigation, there has been approximately 80 identity theft victims identified.