Police in Gloucester Township NJ are searching for a man who allegedly used stolen credit cards across South Jersey.
According to authorities, the suspect committed his theft offenses at several businesses and banks. The crimes were committed throughout New Jersey, including Gloucester Township, Deptford Township, and Stratford. The Gloucester NJ businesses were located in the Blackwood section of the township.
The first theft incident reportedly happened at a bank in Stratford, New Jersey. The suspect reportedly walked into the bank and attempted to illegally access someone else’s checking account. According to bank workers, the suspect used a fake Pennsylvania driver’s license.
Bank employees contacted local law enforcement, prompting the suspect to flee the bank.
The next theft incident allegedly went down in Deptford Township, NJ. The suspect allegedly used the same victim’s bank account to obtain two credit cards. Video surveillance footage from the bank reportedly shows the suspect committing the fraud.
Sometime later, the suspect reportedly entered a Wawa convenience store in Gloucester Township and withdrew money from an ATM machine. Police obtained video surveillance footage reportedly showing the suspect leaving the scene in a 2005 GMC Envoy.
The suspect’s later crimes allegedly included making unauthorized credit card purchases at the Gloucester Premium Outlets in the Blackwood area of Gloucester Township.
Law enforcement believes that the total loss stemming from the theft spree is roughly $2,800.
If the suspect is eventually identified and captured, he could face serious criminal charges for credit card fraud, forgery, and theft.
Police have asked the public to help with the investigation. Anyone who has information about the suspect should notify Gloucester Township police investigators at 856-228-4500 or 856-842-5560.
For further information about this case, see the NJ.com article entitled “Man Wanted for South Jersey Shopping Spree Using Stolen Credit Cards.”