RIVCO: Wedding thief arrested in Las Vegas

A woman wanted for allegedly stealing from brides
during their weddiweddingtheif-2vegasng ceremonies in the San Diego and Riverside areas in recent months was behind bars today in Nevada, where she was arrested on suspicion of stealing a wallet at a church.
Denise Gunderson, who sometimes has gone by the name Denise Burns, was jailed Sunday in Las Vegas, according to San Diego County sheriff’s Detective Lisa Jenkins.
Though the 50-year-old suspect allegedly lied about her identity, detectives soon discovered that she was wanted on various theft charges in
Southern California, Jenkins said.
weddingthief-lasvegas   Between July and October, women getting married in San Diego and
Riverside counties reported that their wallets had been stolen during their
nuptials. Surveillance video captured images of Gunderson at several of the
weddings, and also show her later using the victims’ credit cards at stores,
racking up thousands of dollars in illicit charges, Jenkins alleged.
Gunderson is expected to face charges of burglary, grand theft and
identity theft. She is being held at Clark County Detention Center pending
extradition to San Diego County for prosecution.

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