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APD Arrests credit card thief. On Monday at 8 p.m., Auburn Police Dispatch received a report from an out of state caller, who stated that his credit card company just informed him that his credit card was currently being used to fraudulently purchase merchandise at a retail store on the 400 Block of Grass Valley Highway.
Auburn Police Officers determined that the suspects may currently be committing another crime at a retail store on the 2700 Block on Bell Road. Detective Sergeant Hutchins contacted Erica Dukes in the parking lot and arrested her for burglary. Officer Hamelin contacted Kamesha Cooper inside the store, where she resisted Officer Hamelin’s attempt to take her into custody. Cooper was arrested for burglary and resisting arrest. Cooper was also found to have an out of county warrant for her arrest.
Cooper and Dukes are currently being held at Placer County Jail. Bail is currently set at $80,000 for Cooper and$10,000 for Dukes.
This is currently an ongoing investigation and information is limited at this time. Anyone with further information is asked to contact the Auburn Police Department.