Putnam Valley man held in credit card theft, cops say
A Putnam Valley man stole a credit card and racked up an undisclosed amount of charges, police said.
Richard Steven Wulfhop, 27, of Wren Place, was charged Sept. 1 by investigators with the Putnam County sheriff's office with stealing the credit card on July 17.
Police did not identify the victim or how Wulfhop got the credit card, saying only the victim also lived in Putnam Valley.
A call to Wulfhop's family was not returned.
Wulfhop used the credit card to make purchases at a local store and to take out cash advances, police said. Police did not put a dollar figure on the amount of the charges Wulfhop allegedly ran up.
He was arraigned in Putnam Valley Town Court on felony charges of fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and fourth-degree grand larceny. He faces up to four years in prison if convicted. He was ordered held in lieu of $5,000 bail at the Putnam County Jail.