Credit Cards Stolen From Office

For the third time in two weeks, an office worker says somebody stole her wallet and quickly used her credit cards.

This information comes from Decatur police reports.

Another office worker has reported that somebody stole her wallet and immediately used her credit cards.

The thefts are very similar to the

The woman left her office at 120 Trinity Place June 27 and got home about 4:30 p.m. to discover her wallet missing.

Somebody used her credit cards for these purchases: $96 in Marta passes from the Decatur station, $43.83 from Super 98 Cents, $100 from Vistas Arts and $97.89 from Kroger.

She remembered noticing an unfamiliar man walking away from her office about 3:15 p.m. that day.

She described him as black, slender, about 5-foot-7 to 6 feet tall and in his mid-40s to 50s. He had jaw length twist-style hair and was wearing a white shirt, dark blue jeans and a blue baseball hat.

She contacted her credit union and learned the Chevron Gas Station at South Columbia Drive and Memorial Drive declined a charge on one of her cards.

She went to the station and spoke with an employee who declined the card. He said the customer looked like the man she'd seen earlier in the day.

Two people were arrested the night of July 1 after police stopped a stolen vehicle and found suspected methamphetamine.

A patrolling officer's license plate reader detected a stolen tag on a 2008 Honda Odyssey on Church Street. Officers stopped the Honda at Commerce Drive and West Trinity Place and questioned the driver and a passenger.

The Honda had been stolen from Johns Creek and the tag had been taken from another vehicle. A search revealed the driver was carrying a small mint tin that contained a plastic baggy that held a susbstance similar to crystal methamphetamine.

Scott Sullivan, 27, of MOntevallo, Ala., and passenger Janelle Strickland, 33, of Acworth were each charged with two counts of theft by receiving. Sullivan also was charged with possession of methamphetamine.

A man said two tools were stolen from his worksite June 25.

He was working inside 304 Sycamore St. and put the tools in a crawlspace while he left the building at 1:30 p.m. When he returned about 2 p.m. the tools were gone.

Missing were an 18-inch cordless drill worth $150 and an 18-inch cordless saw worth $250.


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