Male Arrested with Illegal Drugs While Attempting to Fraudulently Finance a Loan

On February 11, 2021 at approximately 6:40 p.m., officers responded to a business on the 3300 block of Verdugo Rd regarding a fraud in progress. Upon arrival, officers learned that 30-year-old Jeffrey Schappert of Los Angeles had completed loan documents at the business using another person’s information. When officers searched Schappert, they located over 20 driver’s licenses from various states with Schappert’s photograph on them but with different names.


Schappert was also found to be in possession of cocaine, Xanax, over 50 checks belonging to different individuals along with a notebook containing other people’s personal information. Schappert was subsequently arrested for identity theft, forgery and possession of a controlled substance.

Sgt. Hauptmann