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Christopher Kilgore: Accused ID thief wanted in Lynnwood after WMW viewer tips lead to his identity, arrest

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kilgoreFUGITIVE WANTED December 21, 2015 —
Lynnwood Police are asking for the public’s help to find Christopher Kilgore.

He has been charged with two counts of Identity Theft 2 and has warrants for his arrest.

He was identified after surveillance video aired earlier this year on Washington’s Most Wanted.

Kilgore is accused of creating a financial nightmare for a Lynnwood man by stealing his identity and opening numerous credit accounts. “Our victim estimates losses somewhere around $25,000,” said Lynnwood Det. Scott Dilworth. “You can imagine every day coming home and seeing bills on the table,” he said. He spends every night trying to convince collection agents he isn’t the culprit. “I know it’s taken him a lot of time to contact all of these different credit companies so definitely get this guy caught and help hold him accountable for what he’s done,” said Det. Dilworth.

If you know where Kilgore can be found, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. All calls are anonymous and there is a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to his arrest.​

LYNNWOOD webCAPTURE UPDATE December 16, 2015 —
Accused ID thief, Christopher Kilgore, has been charged with two counts of Identity Theft 2.

FUGITIVE CAPTURED December 17, 2014 —
The suspect accused of creating a financial nightmare for a Lynnwood man by stealing his identity and opening numerous credit accounts has been arrested.

Lynnwood Det. Scott Dilworth says he was identified by tips to Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound after surveillance video of the suspect aired on Q13 FOX News.

He will appear in Snohomish County court Thursday.

FUGITIVE WANTED IN LYNNWOOD December 15, 2014 —
A Lynnwood man says he has spent more than 200 hours so far working to clear his name and credit after a thief stole his identity and opened credit card accounts at numerous stores.

Surveillance video inside Sears and Lowe’s shows the suspect. He has a unique tattoo on his left arm.

“Our victim estimates losses somewhere around $25,000,” said Lynnwood Det. Scott Dilworth who is hoping someone knows the suspect’s name.

The victim who we are not naming for his safety says the thief even charged thousands of dollars at a jewelry store in Bellevue.

“You can imagine every day coming home and seeing bills on the table,” he said. He spends every night trying to convince collection agents he isn’t the culprit. “I know it’s taken him a lot of time to contact all of these different credit companies so definitely get this guy caught and help accountable for what he’s done,” said Det. Dilworth.

If you recognize the suspect and can tell Lynnwood police his name, call an anonymous tip into:
CRIME STOPPERS: 1-800-222-TIPS

You must call the Crime Stoppers hotline with your tip to be eligible to receive a cash reward for information leading to a fugitive’s arrest.

CLICK HERE for information on how to TEXT A TIP to Crime Stoppers

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