Region 8 man busted for stealing debit card & charging over $1,200

John Lee McKenzie Provided by Baxter Co. Sheriff's Department
John Lee McKenzie Provided by Baxter Co. Sheriff's Department

BAXTER CO, AR (KAIT) – A Region 8 man is behind bars after police say he stole a man debit card and used it to rack up charges.

According to the Baxter County Sheriff's Department, John Lee McKenzie stole a man's debit card from a home on Highway 5 just south of Mountain Home on April 19.

Police say McKenzie charged over $1,200 worth of charges to the man's debit card. When police found McKenzie, he admitted to stealing the debit card and using it at various locations for different purchases.

McKenzie is charged with theft of property, and fraudulent use of a credit card. McKenzie's bond was set at $7,500 and is set to appear in court again on May 13.

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