PG Man Arrested For Stealing Dead Roommate’s ID

An elderly Pacific Grove man was arrested on charges he stole the identity of his dead roommate and used the man’s name to make fraudulent transactions.

Police captured 73-year-old Ralph Lee Guttormsen Friday after serving a search warrant at his home in Pacific Grove.

Investigators say he assumed the identity of Robert Sterling, who died in 2002.

PG Man Arrested For Stealing Dead Roommate’s ID