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Man Linked to ID Theft Cases is Arrested
On September 3rd, 2014, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and the US Marshal’s Office Task Force received information about a wanted fugitive out of California, who was in the Jackson County area.
Through investigation it was determined the suspect, Blake Joseph Walker, 29, was staying at the Comfort Inn in Medford. At 12:55 p.m. Walker was taken into custody at the Comfort Inn. As the investigation continued it was learned Walker was the suspect in several theft and identity theft cases in Jackson County and other states.
A search warrant was obtained for the hotel room he was staying in and evidence was obtained to link him to numerous identity theft cases across several states. Walker was taken into custody and has been lodged at the Jackson County Jail on a felony warrant for a parole violation. The investigation into the identity theft will be ongoing.
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