Couple tried to use stolen credit cards at Monticello raceway, police say

by Shelton on December 30th, 2014

filed under Cash Advances

Coleman and Durham were then recognized by security personnel due to previous incidents in the use of stolen credit card numbers to obtain cash advances and Monticello police were then notified. Police said Coleman and Durham had used stolen credit cards on at least two previous occasions at the same location to get cash advances using stolen credit card numbers.

When Coleman was searched by arresting officers, he was found with 13 various credit cards in his name, all with stolen credit cards numbers. Coleman was also in possession of marijuana and hashish oil when he was arrested, police said.

Coleman was charged with 13 counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument, 13 counts of identity theft and 13 counts of grand larceny, all felonies. He was also charged with misdemeanor criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.

Durham was charged with two counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument, two counts of identity theft and two counts of grand larceny, all felonies.

Both were sent to the Sullivan County Jail, with Durham#x2019;s bail set at $10,000 and Coleman#x2019;s bail set at $50,000. Coleman is also currently on probation in Queens for a prior felony conviction of weapon possession..

The Sullivan County District Attorney Office was assisting Monticello Police in an ongoing investigation.

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