Wilmington – Police say that opn Friday July 15th, 2016 at approximately 11:00 a.m., New Castle County Police responded to the 4500 block of Lindale Road in the community of Windermere for a fraud complaint involving a credit card. The 60-year-old victim advised the responding officer that she noticed her cards missing from her wallet when the bank called her and inquired about numerous recent charges. In all, the victim’s credit cards were charged over $6,000.00 in purchases during the months of June and July. Several of the purchases were made in New Castle County but the majority of them were made in the state of New Jersey. The locations in New Jersey are mainly in Salem County, more specifically, Pennsville, Salem, Vineland, Woodbury, Penns Grove, and Woodstown.
Officer A. Weldon was assigned the case and began an investigation. After responding to several of the purchase locations, Officer Weldon was able to obtain surveillance images (below) of a black female who was using the stolen cards as well as the vehicle she left in.
The New Castle County Police are asking for the public’s assistance with identifying the female in the surveillance images or any information that can be of assistance to this investigation. Officer Weldon can be reached at (302) 395-8100 or by email at [email protected].
Anyone with information can also call (302) 573-2800 or visit our website atwww.nccpd.com. Tipsters may also call Delaware Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333. Citizens who currently have the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips. Select a topic by using the “drop down” and complete the tip by “clicking” submit. The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all IPhone and Android smartphones.
Tipsters who call Delaware Crime Stoppers may be eligible for a reward of up to $10,000.00. Rewards are offered for crimes of violence such as these through Delaware Crime Stoppers and you can remain anonymous. (800) TIP-3333
Image Credits: Delaware State Police