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Waynesboro man charged with identity theft

Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 6:21 PM
Last updated 8:24 PM
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A Waynesboro man is accused of identity fraud after police say he used a stolen credit card to purchase fuel at an Augusta gas station.

Willie Roy Williams Jr., 31, of Perry Street, has been charged with two counts of felony identity fraud, according to a statement from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

Police say Williams purchased $250 of diesel fuel at Jack’s Grocery on Mike Padgett Highway on two separate occasions Aug. 9 using credit cards numbers stolen from two people in Michigan.

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d1zmljqg 02/09/14 - 09:43 am
Some are hard to root out,

but identity theft is a crime and has become another dimension law enforcement has to deal with. Good work Sheriff! Hopefully, the court and the ensuing justice can teach Willie something about his misdeed. Three squares of bread and water and the rock pile could possibly reorient him in the right direction.

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