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Police: Season Rife With Credit Card Crimes

The following arrest information was supplied by the state police at Fogelsville. It does not indicate a conviction.

Theft: Reported by a 12-year-old Lower Macungie boy at 5:15 p.m. Dec. 3; black and red Mongoose BMX bicycle taken from the baseball field in Church Lane Park along Church Lane, police said; no value given.

Theft/fraud and forgery: Reported Dec. 21 by Alan Wildonger, 66, of 5166 Briarwood Drive; someone opened a Home Depot and Dell credit card in his name and purchased unknown items at unknown cost, police said.

Theft: Reported by Rita E. Sisselberger, 48, of Center Valley; black patent leather wallet taken from shopping cart in 1091 Mill Creek Road; several credit cards and $200 were inside the wallet, police said.

Access device fraud: Reported at 3 p.m. Dec. 5 by Jamie Hare, 50, of 2106 Wisteria Road; victim's credit card used by unknown person to make an online purchase, police said; no value given.

Identity theft: Reported at 1 p.m. Nov. 25 by a 52-year-old man at 5301 Hanover Drive; victim's credit card used by unknown person to attempt to make an online purchase.

Charged: Dalton Miller of the 4000 block of Penn Street, Coplay, and Kevin McDermott of the 8400 block of Cliff Forest Street, Fogelsville; both at 10:56 p.m. Dec. 15 with retail theft at Walmart, 1091 Mill Creek Road; both charged with attempting to take $135 in Yugioh cards without paying, police said.

Theft: Reported by Barbara Egan Maake of the 900 block of Treeline Drive; six credit cards, a cell phone and a purse were taken from the residence between 8 p.m. Dec. 11 and 7 a.m. Dec. 12, police said.

Carl W December 23, 2012 at 11:38 PM
I applaud Pentagon Federal Credit Union - Visa card. While frustrationg, I put in a wrong digit on my zip, @ gas pump, and that was it - card 'shut down.' At home, they'd called, & left info to call their "Fraud Hotline," with certain incident #. That's what it was. Confirmed, card available agin. All military, fmr. military, GET THAT CARD !! (A lot of benefits - including injury $$$, too).

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