DPD Investigating Credit Card Theft


DALTON, Ga. (WDEF) – The Dalton Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a man who used a credit card stolen from a swim meet in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia at several locations in Dalton.

The suspect used the stolen credit card to make purchases at four different locations for purchases totaling more than $250 in Dalton on July 15th, a short time after the victim’s wallet was stolen after possibly being forgotten on a counter at a swimming pool concession stand in Fort Oglethorpe.

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The suspect also attempted to use the stolen card to withdraw money from several ATMs, but failed.

The suspect used the stolen American Express card at the the Circle K at 1200 Glenwood Avenue, the Chevron at 100 North Oaks Drive, Shugart Road Murphy USA service station, and the Shugart Road Walmart.

At the Walmart, the suspect bought a Samsung cell phone and a calling card.

The suspect is a skinny Hispanic male with dark hair and a dark mustache. He was recorded by store surveillance wearing a green polo shirt with dark stripes. He was a passenger in a silver Ford SUV with an unknown license plate.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to please contact Detective Jacob Burger at 706-278-9085, dial 9 and enter extension 325.