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Crime Blog: 4 suspects accused of using stolen credit cards

Crime Blog: 4 suspects accused of using stolen credit cards

Credit: Harris County Precinct 6

Luis Montemayor (top left), Manual Segovia (top right), Emmanuel Cano (bottom left), Corrine Hopson (bottom right)

by khou.com staff

khou.com

Posted on October 12, 2010 at 3:02 PM

HOUSTON—Four suspects were in custody Wednesday, accusing of trying to use stolen credit cards at a Harris County gas station.

Precinct 6 deputies were called to the station, located in the 4300 block of Telephone Road, after the suspects tried to use the cards to purchase several items.

The suspects – identified as Luis Montemayor, 20; Manual Segovia, 23; Emmanuel Cano, 17; and Corrine Hopson, 18 -- were arrested at the scene.

Deputies said when they searched the suspects’ car, they found a purse, car stereo equipment and several tool sets that were taken in a number of car burglaries near the gas station.

The purse contained a driver’s license that matched the name on the credit cards, deputies said.

All four suspects were charged with credit card abuse, a state jail felony.

If convicted, they could face up to two years in jail and a fine of up to $10,000.

Deputies said the investigation was ongoing, and some of the items recovered from the suspects’ car have not been claimed.

The suspects may face additional charges.

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