California man arrested on suspicion of selling stolen cars on Letgo app
KTLA / California Highway Patrol
Timothy White Peterson, 28, of Port Hueneme, was arrested in Ventura after investigators tied him to a multi-vehicle auto theft scam using Letgo, an online marketplace for used items.

By Nouran Salahieh, KTLA

VENTURA, Calif. (KTLA) -- A man was arrested Monday on suspicion of selling several stolen cars to unsuspecting buyers throughout Ventura County using an online resale app, California Highway Patrol said in a news release.

Timothy White Peterson, 28, of Port Hueneme, was arrested at about 2 p.m. in the 3000 block of Johnson Drive in Ventura after investigators tied him to a multi-vehicle auto theft scam using “Letgo,” an online marketplace for used items like electronics, furniture and cars, authorities said.

Peterson was identified as a suspect in the scam back in July.

He was booked into a Ventura County detention facility on a vehicle theft charge and is being held on $50,000 bail, according to the news release.

Detectives believe more Ventura County residents could have bought stolen cars from Peterson.

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