“Job application thief” who was stealing checks at business in Oroville

“Job application thief” who was stealing checks at business in Oroville

From what Officer Wright sent to an individual and posted on Facebook:

“On 10/19/2017 at approximately 1704 hours Officer’s responded to Fairbanks Paving on south 5th Ave. The owner of Fairbank’s Paving reported he had multiple checks stolen from inside of his business.

The owner of Fairbanks Paving reviewed his video surveillance footage and observed a white male adult inside of his business take multiple checks, place them in his pocket, and leave the business with the checks. The male subject was later identified as Jay Thompson, 57 years old of Sacramento, CA.

When Thompson stole the checks, he was inside of the business during normal business hours asking for a job application.

On 11/05/2017 at approximately 1632 hours the owner of Fairbanks Paving contacted the Oroville Police Department and told Officer’s he believed the subject who stole from his business was in the Dollar Tree Parking lot.

Officer’s arrived and located Thompson in the parking lot. Thompson admitted to stealing the checks and was booked into the Butte County Jail on theft related charges.

This crime may not have been solved if it were not for the owner of Fairbank’s Paving being proactive and installing video surveillance cameras to capture the crime.

Follow up on posting last week about “job application thief” who was stealing checks at business in Oroville!

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