Two Klamath Falls men are accused of using fraudulent and stolen credit information to order nearly $20,000 of merchandise at local stores.
Joshua Eli Epps, 36, and William Anthony Adams, 40, were arrested Wednesday after the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant on a home on the 1200 block of Owens Street, a KCSO press release said.
The warrant was the result of multiple investigations into local fraudulent transactions, the press release said. Adams was arrested while attempting to pick up items ordered by Epps, and Adams was arrested shortly after.
Two other occupants of the Owens Street home were also taken into custody for questioning, the release said, but later released.
KCSO recovered a “large quantity” of stolen property from the home including tools and a pistol.
Epps is charged with first-degree theft, second-degree theft, parole violation and identification theft. Adams is charged with attempted first-degree theft and criminal conspiracy. Both are lodged in the Klamath County jail.
KCSO expects additional charges to be filed against them soon.