Rings Worth Thousands of Dollars, Cash Taken from Home
The following information was supplied by the Milton police department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
A Weycroft Circle man came home from a vacation on Dec. 22 only to discover his home had been burglarized.
The victim told an officer that when he came home he found the back patio door had been shattered. He reported that two rings worth $8,000 and $400 respectively were missing, as was a purse with $800 in cash inside. Also missing were documents that contained immigration status paperwork.
Thieves Use Milton Woman's Credit Card Number for Fraud
An Autumn Close resident reported to Milton police that her American Express card number had been fraudulently used six times without her knowledge.
The victim spoke to police on Dec. 22, and told an officer her credit card company's fraud prevention department sent her an email to tell her a new credit card with her card number was used at a Dillards, where $316.34 was spent. She checked her account and discovered a total of $866.6 had been used in fraudulent transactions.
She has cancelled her credit card and spoken to the American Express fraud prevention department.
GPS Unit Stolen from Unlocked Car
A North Park Lane resident had a less than cheery Christmas when she discovered A GPS unit was stolen from her car at 7 a.m. on Christmas Eve.
The victim told Alpharetta police that her car was left unlocked overnight. She had hidden the GPS unit inside the car's center console.
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