WOODLAND HILLS/TOPANGA CANYON—On Tuesday, August 20 around 6:30 p.m., police officers from the Los Angeles Police Department Topanga Division arrested Suppatra Tansuvit, 24, and her boyfriend, Robert Carrasquillo after a short pursuit ending at Rolling Road and Oxnard Street in Woodland Hills.
In 2017, Tansuvit was identified as a suspect by veteran financial crimes Detective James Woods for a complex case of identity theft involving multiple incidents, suspects, and victims. The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office subsequently charged Tansuvit with multiple felony counts of ID theft.
Tansuvit, once released on bail, failed to show up in court for her jury trial and a felony bench warrant was issued. The district attorney’s office filed additional charges and warrants, making the suspect a wanted fugitive.
In July 2019, Tansuvit was located in a high-end sports car driven by her boyfriend Carrasquillo, leading to a high-speed vehicle pursuit. Once the pursuit stopped, Carrasquillo was arrested for felony evading.
She was able to evade arrest by fleeing on foot from the moving vehicle when patrol units, in the interests of public safety, went into tracking mode, authorities indicated. Carrasquillo bailed out after his arrest and also failed to appear for court.
Upon the Due Diligence Unit’s surveillance proceeding, Tansuvit was located and arrested outside of her residence on August 14 near the 1000 block of Wilshire Boulevard, with nearly $5,000 in cash.
After receiving a search warrant for the home, detectives discovered a large quantity of evidence, including a credit card mill, and ID theft making equipment.
Due to Tansuvit’s propensity for skipping bail and flight from prosecution, she has been placed on a probation hold.
Additional victims are asked to contact the LAPD Commercial Crimes Division. Anyone with information on the investigation is asked to call Commercial Crimes Division, Financial Crimes Section, Detective James Woods at (818) 374-9420. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip. Tipsters may also download the “Anonymous Web Tips” mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.