Credit Card Plot Foiled: Police Blotter

Someone tried to buy three pre-paid credit cards, using a fraudulent credit card.


Speeding and driving on a suspended license

Brent Gaston, 25, Lockport, was spotted speeding in his car at Nelson and Shagbark Roads. A registration check, police said, indicated that he was also driving on a suspended license. He was issued two tickets.

Battery complaint

Police say an 18-year-old student from the McKay Center, a Lincoln-Way Area Special Education District 843 facility in the 500 block of S. Cedar Road, was arrested for battery.


Jewelry heist

Police say someone from the 1000 block of S. Cedar Road, filed a complaint about a stolen necklace, the value of which was not reported.  According to the report, the necklace was stolen in August from a woman's apartment.


Credit card plot foiled

According to the police report, staff at Walmart in the 500 block of E. Route 30 stopped a plot by someone attempting to use a fraudulent credit card to purchase three pre-paid credit cards. The customer, police said, was attempting to put $1,000 on each of the pre-paid cards. The customer had left the store before autorities were notified. The incident is under investigation.

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Police blotter information is provided by the New Lenox Police Department. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions taken on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor. We will verify and report the outcome. If you have information about an unsolved crime, call the Investigations Unit at 815-462-6100.

Susan November 12, 2012 at 04:16 PM
If the McKay student is 18 why not print his name??!!


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