Furniture store scammed | News

JONESBORO — The manager of Hanks Fine Furniture and Mattresses, 1808 E. Highland Drive, told police Thursday that someone had fraudulently used a credit card to purchase furniture.

The card’s owner, a man who lives in Boise, Idaho, said the purchase was unauthorized.

The total amount of furniture purchased is listed at $11,275, according to a Jonesboro police report.

Someone entered the fenced property of Raider Tire, 3206 Industrial Drive, the company reported Thursday and stole two vehicles. The prizes were a 2001 Chevy Tahoe and a 2000 Ford F250 worth a total of $20,000.

A 45-year-old Jonesboro woman reported early Friday morning that her 2014 Ford Fusion was stolen from her driveway in the 4500 block of Janice Ave. The vehicle is valued at $16,000.

A 47-year-old Jonesboro man told police Thursday morning that someone broke into an apartment building in Block 1500 of Danny Drive and stolen lawn equipment. The equipment is valued at $900.

A 62-year-old Jonesboro man reported a stolen trailer Thursday morning in the 500 block of Southwest Drive. The 12-foot trailer is valued at $2,500.

A 53-year-old Jonesboro man told sheriff’s deputies that a Sure Track dump trailer was stolen in January from a construction site in the 100 block from Craighead Road 7455. The trailer is valued at $10,000.

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