Torrington person accused of utilizing credit rating cards stolen from vehicle in Westport

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The Westport Police Department.

Chris Marquette / Hearst Connecticut Media

WESTPORT — A Torrington person has been arrested this 7 days stemming from the unlawful use of credit score playing cards stolen from a auto in city very last year, police stated.

Kevin Herrera, 29, of Torrington, turned himself in Tuesday on a warrant charging him with 3rd-diploma burglary, four counts of 3rd-diploma id theft and third-degree legal endeavor at identity theft.

Law enforcement explained the costs stem from a report of a motor vehicle theft at a Westport residence on Could 7, 2020.

Police claimed the man or woman documented that sometime in the course of the evening of Might 6 or the early early morning several hours of Might 7, his wallet was stolen from the motor vehicle.

The human being documented the wallet contained his credit score cards and two of them experienced been illegally utilized to make buys at businesses in Norwalk, law enforcement mentioned.

Police said the detective assigned to this situation went to the spots where the credit score cards were illegally made use of and attained surveillance footage of the suspect generating the fraudulent purchases. The suspect was discovered as He was introduced on a guarantee to surface in court docket on Aug. 3.