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Opelika man arrested, charged on theft, credit card fraud charges

Harold Jerome Moss, Jr. (Source: Lee County Jail) Harold Jerome Moss, Jr. (Source: Lee County Jail)

AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - On June 11, the Auburn Police Department arrested Harold J. Moss Jr., 41, of Opelika, on numerous warrants.

 He was charged with two counts of unlawful breaking and entering of a motor vehicle, second-degree theft of property, third-degree theft of property, four counts of fraudulent use of a credit card and a failure to appear warrant.

At approximately 1:30 p.m., APD responded to a report of a possible auto burglary in progress at a business located in the 1600 block of S. College Street.

Responding officers were given a description of a suspect and the vehicle he was seen driving. Officers located the vehicle, still in the vicinity and identified the driver as Moss. Police also recovered jewelry valued at $500, in the suspect vehicle, that had been taken from the victim's vehicle, a 2003 Toyota Highlander.

Moss was taken into custody on an outstanding failure to appear warrant and subsequently charged with breaking and entering of a motor vehicle and third-degree theft of property and transported to the Auburn Police.

Further investigation resulted in Moss being developed as a suspect in a previous breaking and entering of a motor vehicle and theft of property case that was reported to APD on June 4 in the 1500 block of Wire Road.

A 2015 Subaru Outback was unlawfully entered and a purse and credit cards were stolen. 

Property located in Moss's possession at the time of his arrest connected him to purchases made using the stolen credit cards resulting in an additional count of breaking and entering of a motor vehicle, theft of property second degree and four counts of fraudulent use of a credit card.

Moss was transported to the Lee County Jail and will be eligible for a $22,500 bond.

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