Suspects in car break-ins are caught trying to use stolen credit card

News-DemocratApril 26, 2013 

Three men who are suspected of breaking into cars in Belleville, Fairview Heights, Freeburg and Mascoutah have been jailed for allegedly using a stolen credit card.

According to police reports, Anthony Bruce, 23 of Shiloh; Philip Ney, 20 of Shiloh; and Paul O'Keefe, 32 of O'Fallon, were arrested at the O'Fallon Walmart while trying to make a purchase with a credit card reported stolen from a vehicle.

According to court records, Ney and O'Keefe were charged with four counts of burglary and their bond was set at $75,000 each. Bruce was charged with theft and his bond was set at $25,000. All three suspects are currently in custody in the St. Clair County Jail.

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