Best Buy Theft Suspect Caught by Park Rangers
A Delaware man who allegedly stole a credit card from a parked car in a local state park was caught by park rangers while trying to use the card at a Best Buy. According to the Delaware News Journal, the 27-year-old man was committed to the Young Correctional Institution, after he was charged with several crimes: felony theft, identity theft, forgery, unlawful use of a credit card, criminal impersonation, criminal mischief, resisting arrest, burglary and possession of burglary tools. The man had used the card in several area stores and when the rangers came to the Best Buy, they were told he was still on the premises.
Inmate on Work Release Won't Fix Your TV
A Pennsylvania man on work release from prison got a job at a local TV repair store- but is now accused of both taking the money from customers and failing to follow through on fixing their TVs. According to the Pocono Record, the 57-year-old inmate swindled several customers and used the money to make payments on his home, which is in foreclosure. He had originally been convicted of theft by deception.
Credit Card Thief Caught
A man accused of stealing a credit card from a locker room at an Orlando-area YMCA and then spending it on electronics has been caught-in jail. According to the Orlando Sentinel, the 22-year-old man was already incarcerated on domestic violence charges. Police say he used the card to purchase $6,000 worth of items, including TVs, computers and camcorders.