UPDATE: OPSO arrest made in theft of Credit Cards, suspect identified

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UPDATE: MONROE, La. – (1/25/20) Authorities say the subject in the photo has been identified. 

The investigation is ongoing.

We will update the article as we receive more information.


UPDATE: MONROE, La. (Press Release) – (1/25/20) The investigation has identified suspect pictured as Kaleb S. Kane.

The unidentified suspect involved in the second incident is shown in the surveillance camera photographs and is believed traveling in the two-tone pick-up truck also pictured.

Authorities say Kane has been arrested and booked into OCC on the charges of one count of theft and one count of Access Device Fraud. 

The investigation continues as it has been determined an unidentified second suspect also used the stolen cards at a convenience store on Garrett Road in Monroe on January 21, 2020. 

Officials say more arrests are expected.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect is asked to contact the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office at 318-329-1200.


ORIGINAL STORY

CALHOUN, La. (Press Release) – (1/24/20) Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Investigators are investigating the theft of credit cards and the subsequent use of the stolen cards by making purchases at businesses in the Calhoun-West Ouachita Parish area.

The cards were recently stolen from a victim that was involved in a serious automobile accident and the victim has no knowledge of the identity of the person that took them.

The suspect is shown in the surveillance camera photos using the stolen cards at the 101 Travel Plaza on January 22, 2020. The suspect is believed to be driving a maroon 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe, license unknown, and may have a white male passenger in the vehicle.

Anyone with any information as to the identity of the suspect pictured or the theft is asked to contact the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office at 318-329-1200.

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