Cops: Man goes on $1300 shopping spree after stealing woman's credit cards

Published: Aug. 6, 2015 at 5:32 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 6, 2015 at 5:48 PM EDT
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Source: Moncks Corner PD
Source: Moncks Corner PD

MONCKS CORNER, SC (WCSC) - Investigators in Moncks Corner say they are looking for a 28-year-old man who stole a woman's credit cards and went on a $1300 shopping spree.

The Moncks Corner Police Department is searching for Joseph Patrick Kinsey of Moncks Corner.

The victim said someone took her purse out of her car, which was parked at the Moncks Corner Medical Center on North Live Oak Drive, between 8 a.m. and noon on Monday.

Police say someone used the victim's credit cards to buy merchandise at multiple businesses including a jewelry store and a pawn shop.

Authorities estimate the total value of the merchandise around $1300.

Following an investigation, police obtained a warrant and searched Kinsey's vehicle.

According to police, the victim's credit cards as well as other belongings were found in the vehicle.

In addition, a police report states officers also found several security boxes from a prior shoplifting incident at a Walmart.

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