Update on “Stolen Houses” Cases


January 17, 2013: 49-year-old Steven Johnson of the 4700 block of Vista Street turned himself into Detectives in the District Attorney’s Economic and Cyber Crimes Unit shortly after 10 this morning.  He is now being processed by police on Criminal Conspiracy, Theft by Unlawful Taking or Disposition, Theft by Deception, Forgery, Tampering with Records or Identification charges.

Johnson, 55-year-old Zachary Stokes of the 200 block of E. Pine Street, 42-year-old Oscar Ketter of the 1500 block of S. Dorrance Street, and 48-year-old Elhadi Ibrahim of the 9500 block of Hoff Street are all charged for their roles in the theft of 22 houses across the  city by fraudulently transferring deeds.

Stokes is being held on $595,000, Ketter is being held on $575,000, and Ibrahim is being held on $560,000 and all three scheduled for a status hearing on February 8, 2013 in courtroom 406. 







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