Chicago woman arrested after police find fake IDs, stolen mail and controlled substance in car

Mindy Bravo | Cook County Sheriff's Office

A Chicago woman was arrested Wednesday morning after police found a large amount of stolen mail, fake IDs and a controlled substance during a traffic stop in Northbrook.

Early Wednesday, a license plate reader system alerted Northbrook police of a car with stolen license plates, police said.

Police conducted a traffic stop and arrested 29-year-old Mindy Bravo.


They also recovered from her car fraudulent IDs, a large amount of stolen mail and a controlled substance, officials said.

Bravo was charged with possession/use of stolen license plates; unlawful possession of a credit card; two counts of possession of a fraudulent driver's license and two counts of possession of a controlled substance.

The recovered mail was given to the United States Postal Inspector for inspection.