PALM SPRINGS, Ca. – A Palm Springs man was arrested for the possession of a stolen credit card and other stolen property, officials said.
On Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at around 2:00 p.m., a Palm Spring Police officer went inside a Rite Aid store located at 111 South Sunrise Way in the City of Palm Springs. While in line, he noticed Tony Verdult, who was also in line, who he recognized from a recent arrest. Verdult was waiting to pay for several items, which totaled over $200. The officer asked Verdult about his purchases and he acted strangely. While speaking with the officer, he was hiding a credit card that he was holding. The officer asked about how he was going to pay for his purchase.
The officer found that Verdult was in possession of a credit card that was stolen in a vehicle burglary near downtown Palm Springs on October 22, 2019. During a probation search it was learned that Verdult was in possession of other stolen items belonging to the victims of other crimes. It was learned that Verdult made a fraudulent purchase at Walmart in Palm Springs the day prior.
Verdult was arrested and transported to the Smith Correctional Facility in Banning, California. In addition to Verdult’s current charges, he also faces four probation violations.
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