The card was used at a Schnucks, Shell station, Walgreens and McDonalds, police said.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Scott
Friday, November 30, 2012
A department store employee at Chesterfield Mall had his credit-debit card stolen by a co-worker, police said. Omega Jones, 21, of the 5300 block of Knoll Creek Drive in Hazelwood, was charged Monday with stealing a credit card, a class C felony, and fraudulent use of a credit card, a class A misdemeanor. Chesterfield Police said the credit card was stolen Aug. 5 from the Macy's shoe department stock room and used at a Schnucks, Shell gas station, Walgreens and McDonalds. Jones was working on the day of the theft and was the only shoe department employee who left the store before the fraudulent charges were made, police said. The police report indicated that Jones admitted stealing the card and making the purchases. Bond was set at $10,000…
The Thanksgiving holiday falls as early as possible because November begins with a Thursday. You'll have more time to Christmas shop if "Black Friday" is the official start.
Some residents and businesses will start stringing up the Christmas lights as soon as the Halloween decorations come down, but hardcore shoppers know when their dream season begins. Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, has become the accepted if unofficial start time of the Christmas rush. It's a huge day for retailers but only the first of a roughly month-long extravaganza. And thanks to Abe Lincoln, who decreed Thanksgiving a national holiday, Franklin D. Roosevelt, who signed into law that it should fall on the fourth Thursday in November, and Pope Gregory XIII, who blessed the calendar we use by papal bull, 2012 has the longest possible shopping season. To explain: With Nov. 1 falling on Thursday, the fourth Thursday and …