On Wednesday morning, January 10, 2018, at about 9:46 a.m., officers responded to the 4900 block of La Sierra Avenue regarding a female subject using a fraudulent check to purchase merchandise.
The reporting party gave the officers a description of the female subject and the vehicle she was last seen driving. The officers located the car a short distance away on Magnolia Avenue.
A records check of the vehicle’s license plate showed it was stolen. The owner of the car responded and identified the female as the person who purchased the car with a check, which was later discovered to be fraudulent as well.
The suspect was identified as Olga Diaz, 39-years-old of Riverside. Diaz was arrested and booked into jail for being in possession of stolen property, identity theft, and the making of fraudulent checks.
Press Release Provided By the Riverside Police Department