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Ohio man wanted for stealing Rolex watch, wallet from Yorktown vehicle

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Posted at 11:16 AM, Jun 06, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-06 11:16:24-04

Yorktown, Va. – An Ohio man is wanted for stealing items from a vehicle in Yorktown back in May, and using a stolen credit card to make purchases at a local drugstore.

It happened on May 28, 2013. York-Poquoson Sheriff’s officials say a white male suspect stole a set of car keys belonging to a member at the Yorktown YMCA. Once the suspect obtained the keys, he stole a Rolex watch and a wallet from the victim’s vehicle.
The suspect then went to the Tabb Walgreens, where he used the victim’s credit card to purchase $225 worth of Aeropostale gift cards.

On Wednesday, June 5, 2013, an investigator obtained several warrants for the suspect. The suspect has been identified as 25-year-old Joseph Paul Werling. He is described as a white male, last known to live in Mason, Ohio.

Werling is charged with one count of Grand Larceny, one count of Felony Credit Card Fraud, and four counts of Credit Card Theft.

The suspect is currently incarcerated in the Butler County Jail in Ohio on other charges.

Anyone with more information on this crime is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.