2 arrested in Oakhurst during identity theft investigation

Jason Anthony Lagow
Jason Anthony Lagow Madera County Sheriff’s Office

Two Oakhurst residents were arrested Tuesday during an investigation into a string of burglaries, identity theft and fraud, the Madera County Sheriff’s Office said.

Detectives searched a residence in the 49000 block of Greenacre Drive, the Sheriff’s Office said.

Jason Anthony Lagow was arrested on 21 felony counts of identity theft, possession of stolen property, being a felon in possession of a firearm, felon in possession of ammunition, and felon in possession of body armor.

Sabrina Lynn Shanks was arrested on a felony count of identity theft and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Detectives recovered a rifle, a handgun, body armor, methamphetamine, counterfeit money, credit card embossing machines, stolen prescription medication, stolen property from the Pines Resort at Bass Lake, burglary tools, stolen computers and stolen personal identifying information from a number of victims, the Sheriff’s Office said.

The investigation is still in progress and detectives said they expect to find more victims of identity theft.