Berwick Area Couple Accused Of Stealing Mail & Identities From Neighbors

A husband and wife from the Berwick area are accused of stealing mail from their neighbors and then using it to steal their identifies. Our news partner Newswatch 16 is reporting that 31-year-old Ernest Stonebraker and his wife 39-year-old Theresa Stonebraker are facing several counts of identity theft. Federal, state and local authorities raided the couple’s home in the Pleasant View Mobile Home Park, off Stone Church Road, in Salem Township, Luzerne County Monday morning. Police say the couple was stealing other people's mail and getting a hold of their bank information. Salem Township police say they got their first complaint about six weeks ago. They believe the couple stole mail from more than 15 people and racking up thousands of dollars on their accounts.