New Haven, Mo. - Melissa Thomas, 32-years-old of New Haven was arrested earlier this month after taking a St. Louis man’s wallet and going on a credit card spending spree.
According to Assistant Police Chief Dan Terry the victim returned to New Haven the following day once he noticed numerous charges on his credit card, one being at the BP gas station.
While speaking with an employee at the BP, Thomas was spotted pulling into the parking lot. Thomas entered the store and attempted to redeem a BP card in exchange for cash, when she noticed the victim. Thomas ran out of the store and took off in her car.
The whole incident began the night before at a local bar.