Suspect Search: Man accused of taking one-way U-Haul trip; woman wanted on check fraud charges

Suspect Search: 03-21

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Police are on the hunt for a man who they say rented a U-Haul for a one-way trip but he just kept going. A woman is also wanted after reportedly trying to cash a check that wasn’t issued to her.

Anthony Capozzi (Horry County Police Dept.)
Anthony Capozzi (Horry County Police Dept.)

Horry County police are looking for Anthony Capozzi.

They said in January they responded to Highway 544 in Conway.

The victim said Capozzi rented a U-Haul in November. It was a one-way rental to Myrtle Beach but the U-Haul has never been turned in. That truck has an Arizona license plate.

Capozzi is charged with breach of trust with fraudulent intent $10,000 or more.

He’s 44 years old with a last known address of Brenda Place in Myrtle Beach.

Denise Doyle Otis (Horry County Police Department)
Denise Doyle Otis (Horry County Police Department)

Horry County police said Denise Doyle Otis attempted to cash a check at Conway National Bank on North Kings Highway from Hardwick’s Electrical, Lighting and Plumbing in the amount of $1,487.56.

The bank employee said she then contacted the business owner to confirm the transaction and learned that the check was not issued to the person attempting to cash it. The bank employee reported that Otis then said she needed to get something from her vehicle and never returned.

Otis left her state ID before leaving that bank and taking off in a black Chevrolet Terrain.

The bank also has a video surveillance system.

Otis is charged with forgery less that $10,000.

She’s 57 years old and has a last known address of Highway 544 in Myrtle Beach.

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