A third suspect has been charged with using credit cards that were reported stolen from a vehicle.
“The continuing investigation led to another individual who was involved in this theft,” Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said. “He was taken into custody on Wednesday night in Calhoun County.”
James Erskin Keller, 32, has been charged with five counts of financial transaction card fraud.
The St. Matthews man’s bond was set at $10,000 on Thursday.
Treasure Thomas, 19, of St. Matthews, and Tracy Wilson, 19, of Orangeburg, were each charged last week with four counts of financial transaction card fraud.
They are both out on a $10,000 bond set on each.
The women were taken into custody after security video from the Walmart on North Road showed two people leaving after the stolen credit cards were used.
Information developed during the investigation led to Keller, who is believed to be depicted later in the same video footage, according to the sheriff’s office.
The cards were first reported stolen by an Orangeburg man who said he parked his car at a St. Matthews Road location on Jan. 19. The victim said suspicious charges began showing up on his credit card that same day.
The cards were used to make illegal purchases in excess of $2,000.