A woman dining at a Braselton restaurant later discovered that someone stole her credit cards and quickly made purchases totaling more than $4,100, according to an incident report from the Braselton Police Department.
The woman said while she was eating lunch at Cracker Barrel, she placed her purse on the rear of her seat. The purse contained three credit cards.
When she went home, the woman said she noticed the missing credit cards and called police.
The suspect charged $4,138 on the credit cards with purchases at outlet stores in Commerce, a Cracker Barrel in Commerce and a Wendy’s in Anderson, S.C.
Braselton police said they would ask Cracker Barrel for any video surveillance of the incident.
The following incidents were reported to the Braselton Police Department last week:
•theft by taking at a Ga. Hwy. 53 address, where a woman said her son saw a person known to their family steal several items, including a box full of knives, surveillance cameras and the child’s cell phone. The woman said the suspect took the items to his ex-wife’s house and he was in custody in Cleveland. However, a Cleveland police office said the suspect was no longer in custody and some of the items were recovered.
•theft by taking at a Northern Oak Drive address, where a man said someone knocked down a rear door of a house that was under construction. The man said nothing appeared to have been taken from the house, but several door locks and dead bolts were missing. The man believed that several people associated with an Atlanta-based company may have been involved. The man said he had filed civil action against the suspects.
•damage to property at El Centinela Mexican Restaurant, where a man dining at the restaurant said someone hit his vehicle while he was eating dinner.
•custody dispute at Cracker Barrel, where a man said he was supposed to exchange custody of his child, but his ex-wife didn’t respond. The man said he was not allowed to exchange custody of the child previously because he didn’t have a booster seat in his vehicle. The man said he sent his ex-wife a photo of the booster seat, but didn’t hear back from her.
•hit and run at McDonald’s on Ga. Hwy. 53, where a man said an unknown vehicle hit and damaged his vehicle in a parking lot.
The Braselton Police Department made the following arrests last week:
•Marcus Lynn Hathcock, 49, 3471 Hardman Morris Road, Colbert, wanted person apprehended for a warrant issued in Madison County for probation violation.
•Tommy Lee Clark, 280 Quail Ridge Drive, Nicholson, failure to obey traffic control device and driving while license suspended or revoked.