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Case #16-001148

The Johnston Police Department is attempting to identify the person pictured in connection with a criminal investigation involving a company credit card that was stolen and then fraudulently used to make several unauthorized charges throughout Des Moines.  According to the report #16-001148, on September 15th a ChildServe employee’s purse was stolen after forced entry was made into her vehicle while it was parked at the ChildServe care facility in Johnston.  The suspect then used the employee’s ChildServe company credit card to make several fraudulent purchases at multiple merchant locations throughout Des Moines. A photo of a subject believed to be involved in the fraudulent charges was obtained from security video at one of the merchant locations where the card had been used.

The subject in-question is a Caucasian male who was wearing a dark colored ball cap and a gray colored t-shirt with the phrase “CAN’T RUSH THIS” printed on the front.  The subject is also believed to have been driving a gray colored extended cab pick-up.  The Johnston Police Department is attempting to identify this subject so that he can be questioned regarding any possible knowledge or involvement he may have had in the described activity.

Anyone who has information about the identity and/or whereabouts of the person depicted in these photos is urged to contact Johnston Police Detective Ryan Hanssen at 515-252-1364 or the Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa at 515-223-1400. Individuals providing information do not have to reveal their identity. All calls will be held in strict confidence and anonymity is guaranteed.

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