Menlo Park police today arrested a suspect in the theft of mail, documents and other items from more than 30 people in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties.
At 12:30 p.m., officers stopped and spoke with three people inside a parked vehicle at Bedwell Bayfront Park at 1600 Marsh Road.
Inside the vehicle were the items and earlier in the day the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office heard from a person saying the vehicle was stolen, police said.
One person was arrested and two others were identified and released.
Herman Velez Jr., 28, of Redwood City was arrested and taken to the county jail on suspicion of identity theft and possession of a stolen vehicle, according to police.