Horry County police seek man who used others’ identities to purchase cell phones

Horry County police seek man who used others’ identities to purchase cell phones

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Police are looking for a theft suspect after he stole others identities to purchase cellphones and interrupted mail carriers' personnel in order to pick up the packages, according to a Facebook post from the department.

An Horry County realtor contacted police after he received a phone call from Sprint stating that he opened an account in his name on Feb. 15. The realtor said that he never opened the account, according to a police report.

A couple of days later, video footage captured the suspect picking up the package after he used the realtor's identity.

If anyone has any information, call (843) 915-8477.

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