Kent Police is reporting that a Search Warrant that was served early Wednesday morning (April 3) by detectives and Valley SWAT resulted in the arrest of two known ‘prolific’ criminal offenders.

Police say that the investigation conducted by Kent detectives established probable cause for the two known offenders at a residence located in the 1000 block of E. Chicago Street in Kent (map below) for the felony crimes of Theft 1, Identity Theft and Forgery.

The suspects’ criminal activity included theft of mail from various victims, forgery of the victims’ checks, and fraudulent electronic transactions from bank accounts and payees.

They are also responsible for stealing over $30,000 from the victims’ bank accounts and retirement accounts.

Both Kent suspects, a 36-year old male and a 39-year old female, were taken into custody and detectives also located further evidence of identity theft and drug possession.

Detectives will continue their investigation and work with the King County Prosecutors Office on filing charges.

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