Three arrested in credit card thefts www.privateofficer.com
According to a news release, a resident filed a report with the Licking County Sheriff’s Office and said her purse had been stolen from the trunk of her car at Dawes Arboretum.
The cards were subsequently used at Heath stores, including Indian Mound Mall and Toys ‘R’ Us, the news release said.
Deputies identified Rueben Russell, 22, as a suspect with the help of a store clerk and arrested him.
An anonymous tip and a surveillance video for the Heath Wal-Mart led to the arrest of Sarah Bellis, 18, and another tip led to the arrest of David Welch, 26, the sheriff’s office said.
Welch, last known address 138 Bickel Church Road, Baltimore, has been charged with theft of credit cards and theft from a motor vehicle, the sheriff’s office said.
Billis, last known address 12300 Ohio Ave., Millersport, has been charged with receiving stolen property and misuse of credit cards, the sheriff’s office said.
Russell, last known address 114 N. Buena Vista St., Newark, has been charged with obstructing official business, the sheriff’s office said.