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A 27-year-old Costa Mesa man is fighting identity theft charges in Thousand Oaks. Kyle Zimmerman was arrested at Ana Mesa Hotel on Harbor Boulevard in Santa Ana Friday following a Ventura County investigation into someone who tried to open several credit card accounts using a Thousand Oaks' resident's personal information. Money had also been taken out of the victim's checking account, according to police, who claim evidence related to the theft in Thousand Oaks as well as possibly other identity theft crimes was found in Zimmerman's home.
He was arrested on suspicion of identity theft and booked into East County Jail in lieu of $50,000 bail, Ventura County Star reports.
A 27-year-old Kyle Zimmerman of Orange County describes himself as a "traveling tattoo artist" on his MySpace page.