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BRIEF: Police: Collinsville man steals woman's purse, uses her credit card

September 4, 2014

Belleville News-Democrat

Sept. 04--A Collinsville man has been charged with a pair of felonies after he allegedly stole a woman's purse from her car and then used her credit card.

Brian M. Brock, 36, was charged with burglary, a Class 2 felony, and unlawful use of a credit card, a Class 4 felony.

According to police reports, the suspect entered a car through a malfunctioning window and took her bag. She told police details about her credit card being used, and detectives from the Collinsville and Maryville police departments were able to follow that lead to Brock.

The suspect remained in the Madison County Jail on Thursday on $75,000 bail.


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