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ID Sought for Suspect Using Stolen Cards

on Tue, 02/04/2014 - 16:11

February 4, 2014

ID sought for suspect using stolen cards

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying a man who used credit cards swiped from a stolen car in South Fort Myers.

According to the victim, she left her purse in her locked vehicle at a restaurant on US 41 around 10:30 p.m. on January 22nd.  When she returned to her vehicle, the only thing she found was shattered glass – and no car.  Deputies quickly found the stolen car abandoned behind a nearby Publix, with the passengers side window smashed out.

UPDATE - Crime Stoppers press release: Thieving couple goes shopping - with someone else's money

on Tue, 02/04/2014 - 15:14

**UPDATE**

As a result of a Crime Stoppers tip, the duo caught on camera using a stolen credit card have been identified as Sixta Rivera Medina (DOB 1/18/84) and Alfredo Medina (1/4/91).  After being contacted by a Lee County Sheriff’s Office detective, both suspects turned themselves in this morning.  Both are in the booking process right now, and their mugshots will be available on the Lee County Sheriff’s Office’s website this afternoon.

Crime Stoppers appreciates the media’s assistance in helping bring this case to a swift and positive resolution.


January 28, 2014

Thieving couple goes

Thieving Couple Goes Shopping - with Someone Else's Money

on Tue, 02/04/2014 - 14:51

January 28, 2014

Thieving couple goes shopping – with someone else’s money

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying two suspects who went on a shopping spree with a credit card stolen just 20 minutes prior.

Surveillance cameras at two Lehigh Acres stores caught the duo on tape making purchases ranging from fans to fast food with a credit card that had been stolen from an unlocked car between shortly after 11:30 p.m. on January 14th.  In the short time the victim was away from her car, someone helped themselves to her purse, personal identification and credit

Thieves Caught On Camera Using Stolen Cards

on Wed, 10/23/2013 - 15:44

October 13, 2013

Thieves caught on camera using stolen cards

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is seeking the identities of two men caught on camera racking up fraudulent charges using a stolen credit card taken from a locked car parked along a busy North Fort Myers roadway.

On Wednesday, September 25th, the victim left her wallet inside her vehicle when she reported for work at Lynx, located at 6351 Bayshore Road.  The Ford Explorer was parked at the rear of the parking lot, which is highly visible from the roadway.  Sometime between 8 a.m.

Weekend Thief Cashes In with Stolen Card

on Thu, 10/10/2013 - 18:44

October 10, 2013

Weekend thief cashes in with stolen card

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying an unknown suspect who used a stolen credit card to withdraw cash from a Lehigh Acres resident’s bank account.

According to deputies, the victim left her purse and wallet in her car during the overnight hours of Saturday, October 5.  The following morning, she noticed that her belongings were missing.  The vehicle was parked in her driveway on Chemstrand Street E., and it did not appear that there was forced entry into the car.

Credit Card Thief Caught on Camera

on Wed, 08/21/2013 - 16:46

August 17, 2013

Credit card thief caught on camera

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying a credit card carrying criminal, who used stolen plastic to make fraudulent purchases at two area stores.

According to detectives, the victim noticed the passenger side door open on her vehicle on Val Mar Drive, Fort Myers, when she left for work around 11 a.m. last Sunday, August 11.  After she entered the car, which had been left unlocked, she noticed that her vehicle had been rummaged through, and a credit card left inside of her jacket stolen.

Thieving trio goes on shopping spree with stolen cards

on Tue, 04/09/2013 - 16:31

April 7, 2013

 

Thieving trio goes on shopping spree with stolen cards

 

They got their nails done and loaded up on groceries and gas, and it was all at the expense of someone they didn’t even know. Now, Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying three women who went on a shopping spree with credit cards stolen the night before.

According to detectives, an unlocked 2009 Honda Accord was stolen from Colony Trace Drive during the overnight hours of March 22nd. When the vehicle’s owner discovered the car stolen in the morning, he also noticed that his

Quick acting thief grabs goods, then goes shopping

on Tue, 03/19/2013 - 18:35

March 19, 2013

Quick acting thief grabs goods, then goes shopping

He bought booze, auto parts, groceries and even a few RedBox rental movies, but the problem is that this unidentified male made well over $1,000 in purchases with someone else’s credit cards.  And now Crime Stoppers needs your help identifying the stealthy suspect.

On Thursday, March 7, the victim pulled into the Hess gas station at 28070 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs, to purchase gasoline.

Unlocked car opens door for thief’s shopping spree

on Wed, 01/23/2013 - 19:42

CLOSED BY ARREST ON A CRIME STOPPERS TIP !!

January 23, 2013

Unlocked car opens door for thief’s shopping spree

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying a man caught on camera racking up fraudulent charges at a Lehigh Acres Wal-Mart, with a credit card that had been stolen from an unlocked car parked in a home’s driveway.

The victim in this case left his wallet in his car during the late evening hours of January 5th on 4th Street SW in Lehigh.

Persons of Interest Identified in Credit Card Theft Case

on Thu, 10/04/2012 - 19:50

As a result of several anonymous tips called in to Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers, detectives have identified two individuals who have been named persons of interest in the theft of credit cards which were subsequently used in a series of fraudulent purchases.  Dustin Oran Ballentine, DOB 3/1/84, and Jordan Nicole Cullen, DOB 7/20/89, are both being sought for questioning in the September 14th case, in which stolen credit cards were used at area businesses.