Richmond police on Tuesday charged Cameron M. Hunter, 19, of Big Hill Avenue, with theft of a credit card and fraudulent use of a credit card under $10,000 after allegedly being linked to several fraudulent charges, according to an RPD report.
On Oct. 30, a complainant reported she attempted to use her Visa card, but it was declined. She checked her account and found that in the past two months, fraudulent charges had been made totaling $3,700, the report stated.
After Hunter was identified as a suspect, he was interviewed at the police station and then charged.
He was booked into the Madison County Detention Center but released later the same day, according to the jail’s online records.
Theft from Jason Drive Residence
A resident in the 400 block of Jason Drive reported Oct. 30 that a safe containing numerous items had been stolen during the previous day. Reported missing: a cream-colored fireproof safe, 10 Case XX knives (including John Deere, Budweiser, mini-trapper, Texas toothpick and For Flesh Only models), a 1936 silver dollar, a small Kobalt deep-well socket set, a vehicle title and a life insurance policy. Estimated loss: $751.
Anyone with information regarding the above cases is asked to contact the RPD at 859-623-1162.