A man and woman on parole suspected in connection with a stolen vehicle after it crashed into a telephone pole were in custody Saturday, Murrieta police said.
David Acevedo, 41, of Chino, and Mayra Fabela, 31, of San Bernardino, were taken into custody.
Fabela, injured in the crash, was first taken to a hospital for treatment, a sergeant said.
The crash was reported shortly before 1 p.m. Friday on Jefferson Avenue, near Kalmia Street, just across the street from the MPD station, Sgt. Dave Baca wrote in a news release.
Both occupants of the vehicle ran off -- the driver heading toward a Kohl's store and carrying a large white plastic bag, Baca said.
Police nabbed the passenger near Kohl's; she was injured in the crash and was taken to the hospital, Baca said.
Police searching the area caught Acevedo near a playground at the Madison Reserve Condominium complex.
In his possession, police found a U.S. Postal Service mail key, Baca said.
Police also found the plastic bag that the driver had been carrying; it was in a trash bin behind Kohl's.
Inside the bag, officers found the other suspect's purse, which allegedly contained personal checks and mail belonging to others from San Bernardino County.
Acevedo was booked into the county jail on no bail; He was booked on suspicion of felony hit-and-run; driving under the influence of drugs; auto theft; possession of stolen property and parole violation.
Fabela was booked on suspicion of being a parolee at large on a no bail warrant and possession of stolen checks and mail, Baca said.