Identity thieves arrested in Irondale

Victor Hedden, 46 of Phenix City, Raymon Hall, 29 of Columbus, Georgia, and Precious Clemons, 25 of Columbus, Georgia have been charged with possession of forged materials and trafficking in stolen ID's.

The incident happened Saturday when employees with America's Family Inn called to ask the police's help to remove a group of people who hadn't paid their hotel bill for several days.

Investigators say when the officers entered the hotel room, there were stolen credit cards, computers, cameras, scanner and other items in plain sight.

It turns out the group had been making fake identification and checks.{}They had also made Social Security cards and drivers licenses. Police say that many of the victims are businesses.