Court docs: Suffolk man charged with felony credit card theft over $65 in transactions

Staff writer

A Suffolk man has been criminally charged with felony credit card theft over $65.23 in fraudulent transactions, according to court documents.

Justin Keivon Knight, 22, has been charged with credit card theft and credit card fraud, according to filings in Williamsburg-James City County General District Court.

On Aug. 17, 2018, a woman at Henry’s Tires located at 7106 Merrimac Trail discovered one of her credit cards had been used to make $65.23 in fraudulent transactions just days after she noticed three of her credit cards had gone missing, the filings said.

The woman tracked down where the card had been used at a nearby 7-Eleven and obtained security footage of a man she knew, Knight, using the card, according to the court documents.

A James City County Police Department investigator looked at the footage and cross-referenced the transaction at the convenience store, the filings said.

Knight worked at Henry’s Tires, but his employment was terminated after the woman identified him in the security footage, according to the court documents.

Knight was arrested Tuesday in Suffolk on the charges, according to the James City County Police Department crime blotter.

His next court appearance in the Williamsburg-James City County General District Court will be on April 23 at 8:30 a.m., according to online court records.

If convicted, Knight faces as much as 21 years behind bars and $5,000 in fines, according to Virginia Code.

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