KCSO: Two Caught in Mail Theft Bust

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office says two are under arrest, charged with stealing a massive amount of mail and personal documents in the Rosamond area.

Authorities came to a parked vehicle and found the suspects, one was inside, allegedly smoking meth and denying officers access. They used a pole to break in and found more than 100 blank checks, multiple credit cards, tax forms, a birth certificate and people’s IDs. Vanessa Navaro and Austin Smith were both taken into custody. The Kern County Sheriff’s Office say the credit cards were stolen from Rosamond mailboxes and used at the Palmdale Walmart. Both Navaro and Smith face multiple charges