The Goldsboro Police Department took a report of a Financial Card Theft that occurred at on the 1800 block of N. Berkeley Boulevard on November 2nd. After the theft, the card was used fraudulently at several locations throughout the city.
The incident was investigated by the Criminal Investigations Division and subsequently a suspect was developed. Warrants were secured on Stephen E. Melvin of Goldsboro for Financial Card Theft, six counts of Obtaining Property by False Pretense, and Financial Card Fraud.
Melvin was arrested by the Wayne County Sherriff’s Office in the 100 block of Lariat Road on November 10th and he was served on the outstanding warrants. Melvin was confined to the Wayne County Detention Center under a $25,000 secured bond.