SBPD arrests South Carolina man on suspicion of identity theft

SBPD officials say Patrick Clayton, of South Carolina, pictured here, is suspected of mail and identity theft. Courtesy photo

On Wednesday, Oct. 11, Seal Beach Police arrested Patrick Clayton, 36, of South Carolina, on suspicion of identity theft, possession of stolen property and possession of a firearm.

Officers responded to a call of a possible stolen vehicle at 333 First St.   An investigation lead officers to Clayton, who was transported to the Orange County Jail. According to a statement issued by the Seal Beach Police Department, investigators suspect Clayton was involved in identity theft and mail theft.  If you have information related to this investigation, or you believe you are a victim, call Detective Jake Sansenbach at 562-799-4100 ext. 1110.