stolen credit card

MARQUETTE, MI--   A Gwinn woman is lodged in the Marquette County Jail for stealing and using another woman’s credit card.

On Monday Forsyth Township Police received a complaint from the victim that her card was taken and used in the Marquette area without her permission. She was able to provide the name of a possible suspect who had access to her home.

Police went to various local merchants and were able to obtain receipts and view in-store videos showing the transactions. They confirmed the suspect was the one identified by the victim.

MARQUETTE, MI--   A Marquette man has been arrested for trying to use a stolen credit card. 

City Police says Darrell Clark, 39, was apprehended Monday for illegal use of a financial transaction device.  It stems from an investigation into a wallet stolen from a vehicle in North Marquette. 

Clark allegedly tried to use a credit card in the wallet at numerous gas stations in the area.  Surveillance footage allowed police to develop a suspect, who was later identified as Clark.

The charge is punishable by up to four years in prison and a $5,000 fine.  

MARQUETTE, MI--   A Gwinn man accused of stealing and using a credit card has entered into a plea agreement.  

Eric Brown, 39, was arrested in October after he allegedly used the card at several area businesses.  He pleaded guilty Friday to one count of illegal use of a financial transaction device.  Three other charges against him were dropped. 

Brown faces up to two years in prison and a $1,000 fine.

Sentencing is set for January 29 in Marquette County Circuit Court.  

MARQUETTE, MI--   A Gwinn woman has been arrested for illegally using a credit card. 

Marquette Police say the card was stolen in early October and used at local businesses and online.  Investigation resulted in three felony warrants against Whitney Ann Wirkula, 20.  She’s charged with one count of larceny in a building and two counts of illegal use/sale of a financial transaction device.

Wirkula was arrested Wednesday and lodged at the Marquette County Jail.  Bond is set at 10 percent of $5,000 for each count.  

MARQUETTE, MI--   A Gladstone man has been arrested for stealing and using another person’s credit card. 

Marquette City Police launched an investigation after the card was used at businesses in Marquette, Gwinn, Gladstone, and Escanaba.  They eventually authorized two felony warrants for Kyle William Genewick, 26, of Gladstone.  He’s charged with larceny in a building and stealing/retaining a transaction device without consent.

Genewick was arrested Tuesday and lodged in the Marquette County Jail.  His bond is set at 10% of $10,000.

  GWINN, MI - A Gwinn man is jailed on charges related to the use of a stolen credit card. Marquette City Police arrested 39-year old Eric Yusef Brown on October 26th following a month long investigation  into the use of a stolen credit card at several local businesses. Brown is facing multiple charges of Transaction Device – Illegal Sale / Use… and has been lodged in the Marquette County jail.

       The Marquette City Police was assisted by the Forsyth Township Police Department.