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Manalapan Man Accused of Using Stolen Credit Cards at Freehold Businesses

Man faces a total of seven different charges.

A Manalapan man has been accused of stealing credit cards from a parked car and using them at two Freehold businesses. 

Christopher Cavallo, 32, of Salter Court, faces one charge from 2009 and six charges from 2013. In 2009, Cavallo allegedly attempted to use a forged/fraudulent script to obtain a prescription of oxycodone from the Freehold Shop Rite.

According to Cavallo’s complaint warrant, on Feb. 1 he committed the act of burglary by purposefully entering a parked car and removing a briefcase, cash and other personal affects in excess of $550. Cavallo also allegedly committed the act of credit card theft, by taking four credit cards with the intent of using the cards for purchases.

Cavallo additionally faces three charges of fraudulent use of a credit card after he allegedly used the stolen cards to purchase $87.08 worth of goods at Walgreens on West Main Street in Freehold and $833.66 worth of goods at Walmart in Freehold.

Cavallo was arrested by Freehold Township Police and was remanded to the Monmouth County Correctional Institution (MCCI) on $160,000 bail.

According to the New Jersey Department of Corrections, Cavallo has previously served time for controlled dangerous substance, possession and conspiracy charges.

Richard February 05, 2013 at 01:42 PM
I glad they caught this garbage!
m ramachandran February 19, 2013 at 01:16 PM
Why is this person out and committing these crimes again and again and again. Our system is too lenient to criminals. They get away with anything and the hardworking people have to work harder just to remain where they are. Our judges bend over backwards to ensure that they get a fair trial and in the process let them out and allow them to commit the crimes again and again. This has to stop. If you are caught the second time, you should remain locked up for a long time until you are old enough not to commit crimes again. This criminal spree committed by our professional and experienced criminals has to stop. What are our elected legislatures doing?

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