ID theft suspect used false info to open cell phone accounts

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PHOENIX -- Delbert Peck has been arrested.

Detectives received some information that he was staying in a hotel on 53rd Avenue. They went there to contact him Wednesday morning and arrested him without incident.

He will be booked on forgery and identity theft charges.


PHOENIX -- The Phoenix Police Department is looking for an identity theft suspect who used false information to open up cellular phone accounts.

On July 9, police received a report from the Alltel Communications facility at 4805 E. Thistle Landing Drive regarding Delbert Lee Peck, who reportedly had used false information to open up four cellular phone accounts between May 25 and May 27.

Police say store surveillance video of Peck has been impounded as evidence. The video came from the two Alltel locations where he opened the accounts, 10217 N. Metro Parkway and 7611 W. Thomas Road.

Police say Peck used a false Social Security number to open the accounts.

Police also say Peck has been identified through photo line-ups as the suspect in this case.

Peck is described as a white male, 5 feet 10 inches tall and 190 pounds.

Police are asking for the public's help to locate him. Anyone with information can call the Document Crimes Unit at 602-534-5940 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or 480-TESTIGO (Spanish).