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Suspect Is Charged for Using Stolen Credit Card in Farmington


A New York man was extradicted to Farmington where police had an arrest warrant charging him in connection with the theft of a credit card that the suspect is accused of trying to use to buy computer equipment.

Farmington Police drove to the Orange County Correctional Center in New York to pick up Victor Caldwell, 23, of 3 Tall Oaks Dr., Middletown, NY, on June 25.

Caldwell was charged with second-degree forgery, third-degree identity theft, credit card theft, illegal use of a credit card, unlawful reproduction of a credit card and criminal attempt at fourth-degree larceny. According to police, Caldwell's arrest stems from an incident on March 31 at the Microsoft Store in the West Farms Mall.

Caldwell is accused of trying to purchase a computer with a fraudulent credit card. According to a police report, "Investigators were able to link Caldwell to similar crimes in New York and Massachusetts and were able to obtain a warrant for his arrest for the Farmington incident."

Caldwell's bond was set at $100,000 and he was scheduled to appear June 26 in state Superior Court in Hartford.


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