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Gainesville man charged with burglary and credit card fraud

Published: Jan. 23, 2021 at 5:43 PM EST
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - A Gainesville man is behind bars after committing multiple burglaries Friday night.

According to Gainesville Police, 34-year-old Detron Howell stole a wallet from an unlocked car on NW 3rd Ave.

Howell used stolen credit cards to buy more than $300 worth of goods from Target, Winn Dixie, Krispy Kreme and a fourth store. He is being charged with burglary and credit card fraud.

According to police, there were at least three other similar burglaries in the same area on Friday.

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