Bakersfield man accused of using stolen identity to buy new truck in Lompoc

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Lompoc Police Department is asking for help locating a Bakersfield man who allegedly used another person’s identity Monday to buy a $69,000 2018 Toyota Tundra,  KSBY reported.

Toyota of Lompoc, with the help of a private investigator, identified Cameron Jacob Walden, 28, as the suspect and passed his information along to the police department, according to Lompoc PD.

After allegedly stealing the car, Walden and his girlfriend were spotted on surveillance committing additional crimes at the Kohl’s store in Santa Maria, according to Lompoc police.

Walden reportedly lives in Bakersfield and is already on probation for possession of stolen property, police said. He faces potential felony charges of identity theft and unlawful taking or driving of a vehicle.

Anyone with information about Walden’s location is asked to call Lompoc Police Department at (805) 736-2341.

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office reportedly recovered the vehicle on Wednesday, KSBY reported. 17 News has reached out to KCSO but has not heard back.

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