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Man charged with credit card theft

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A 33-year-old man is charged with credit card theft after he allegedly tried to use the card that he had taken from a mailbox at an unidentified bank.

Police said Ernest Tavares, who did not give a local address, was seen looking through the mail and then allegedly used a stolen credit card at a bank on Monday.

Officers arrested him Monday in the McCully area.

Tavares was charged Wednesday with third-degree theft, unlawful possession of confidential personal information and fraudulent use of a credit card. His bail was set at $30,000.

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