Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Identity Needed for Theft and Fraud Suspects


The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identities of the persons shown in a theft and fraud investigation. On Nov. 9, 2020 at 3:21 pm, the suspects attempted to use the victim’s credit cards to make unauthorized purchases at the California Target store. The victim’s wallet had been stolen earlier that day and the suspects made more than $1,200 in fraudulent purchases at the California Walmart store with the victim’s credit cards. The male suspect also used the victim’s credit card at the California Lowe’s to make additional fraudulent purchases.

Anyone with information about the identity of the suspects or these incidents is asked to call Deputy Robert Chase at 301-475-4200, ext. 78079 or email robert.chase@stmarysmd.com. Case # 69555-20

Citizens may remain anonymous and contact Crime Solvers at 301-475-3333, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus their message to “CRIMES” (274637). Through the Crime Solvers Program tipsters are eligible for an award of up to $1,000 for information about a crime in St. Mary’s County that leads to an arrest or indictment.