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Second Arrest in Credit Card Fraud

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Vernon Police have made a second arrest  in the investigation of credit card fraud.31 year old Celeste Harris of East Hartford  is accused of  stealing credit card numbers from  individuals living in Maryland  to make purchases in East Hartford and Vernon.

The purchases  began in January of 2012 and  ended  in November,when furniture purchased with the stolen credit card numbers was delivered to a Vernon address.There police arrested 26 year old  Anna Hansley.

Friday Harris was charged with Larceny in the Third Degree,Credit Card Theft,Credit Card Fraud,Identity Theft and  Conspiracy to Commit Third Degree Larceny.Harris was also charged with two counts of Violation of Probation.Harris total bond is $350,000.She is being held at  the Vernon Police Department.If she fails to make bond she will appear in Rockville Superior Court Tuesday.East Hartford Police  assisted in the investigation.Additional charges are likely.

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