breaking news

Special primary to replace Jeff Clemens to cost taxpayers $1 million

NEW: 2 Florida women allegedly used stolen credit cards to buy designer items


Two Florida women used stolen credit cards to buy designer items from the Aventura Mall, according to police. 

On Monday, police were waiting outside the mall for Danielle Vecchio, 31, of Hollywood and Pamela Williams, 52, of Miami Gardens, according to WPLG

>> Two sought after credit card stolen in Royal Palm

The women reportedly used the stolen cards from a Sunny Isles Beach woman to buy two pairs of sunglasses for $1,400 from Bloomingdale’s around 4:30 p.m., WPLG reported. 

Police were tipped off about the alleged thefts after the two credit cards were declined when the women later attempted to buy a $4,800 handbag from Nordstrom, according to WPLG. 

>> Stuart police looking for woman who stole wallet at Publix

When the cards were declined, the bank contacted the Sunny Isles women who then contacted Aventura Beach Police, WPLG reported. 

Vecchio and Williams had five of the woman’s credit cards, and they reportedly planned to resell the purchased items, according to WPLG. 

The duo face multiple charges of credit card theft. Vecchio is being held on $82,000 bond at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center, while Williams was released on bond.

Read more at WPLG

>> See who was recently booked into the Palm Beach County Jail  


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Local

’Barefoot Contessa’ Ina Garten shows off fancy $15,500 stove
’Barefoot Contessa’ Ina Garten shows off fancy $15,500 stove

“Barefoot Contessa” Ina Garten just took upgrading your appliances to a whole new level. >> Read more trending news  The Food Network star and celebrity chef took to social media last week to show off a new, stunning stove that she just added to the kitchen of her Manhattan apartment. “First day cooking on my new @lacanche_us...
Jury deliberates 1995 Belle Glade cold case murder
Jury deliberates 1995 Belle Glade cold case murder

In the two decades old photo of the wooded area in Belle Glade, dark marks in the grass showed what prosecutors on Tuesday told a jury was likely Shirley Laseter’s final, desperate attempt to get away. Her assailant viciously bashed the back of her head in with a dirt-filled bucket so hard that it bruised and fractured her spine before she died...
JUST IN: Woman hit by car in West Palm Beach, police search for driver
JUST IN: Woman hit by car in West Palm Beach, police search for driver

A woman is in the hospital after she was hit by a car in West Palm Beach Tuesday evening, according to city police. Investigators are now searching for the driver who fled the scene. At 7:07 p.m., officers were called to the intersection of Greenwood Avenue and 45th Street, next to St. Mary’s Medical Center, where a woman was hit. Police said...
Drugs, self-defense claims at heart of death penalty case of Miami man
Drugs, self-defense claims at heart of death penalty case of Miami man

Flakka, alcohol, jealousy over an ex-girlfriend and bad living arrangements were all terrible pieces of baggage for John Chapman and Vanessa Carmen Williams to bring into their final, fatal encounter on an April morning nearly three years ago. On that, at least, everyone agreed. Why and how Williams ended up dead, on the other hand, emerged on Tuesday...
In suit, Riviera employee details sexual misconduct of 2 ex-officials
In suit, Riviera employee details sexual misconduct of 2 ex-officials

A Riviera Beach Public Works employee has sued the city, her former department head and a former interim city manager, alleging the officials sexually harassed and assaulted her and that supervisors did nothing about it. The advances of former Interim City Manager Danny Jones and former Public Works Director Brynt Johnson led to loss of dignity...
More Stories