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2 Arrested Following Mail Theft

Imperial County Sheriff's investigators arrested two people for theft , forgery and conspiricy.

Deputies arrested 22-year old Rene Ruiz of Brawley and 21-year old Michael Jabari Sampson of El Centro. The arrests on Thursday stemmed from an investigation of a theft of mail from a residence in the 900 block of West Evan Hewes Highway in El Centro. According to the Sheriff's Office , witness testimony , physical eveidence and financial records obtained through search warrants led to the arrests. Both Ruiz and Sampson were booked into Imperial County Jail for theft , possession of stolen property and conspiracy.