Sleepy Eye/Hutchinson ID Theft Investigation 27 Dec 17

Hutchinson Police are assisting the Sleepy Eye Police Department in an ID Theft investigation.

On December 11th, authorities in Sleepy Eye conducted a search warrant of a residence and found a box containing cards with identity information from 43 individuals. Most of the ID’s were from residents around the Sleepy Eye area however, one of cards had information of a Hutchinson resident.

Local police contacted the Hutchinson resident and informed him of what had been found. The resident checked his accounts and found that they had not been compromised and police instructed him to continue watching his accounts, just in case.

Authorities believe the cards were found before any of the information was used for illegal purposes.