A 41-year-old Cheyenne man is facing a felony charge after police say he was caught on camera using stolen credit cards.

According to a booking sheet, police at 4:19 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, 2024, received a report of a vehicle burglary at 1014 Monroe Ave. in which a purse was stolen.

Caught on Camera

Police say later that same day, Scott James Schultz Jr. was seen on camera at a gas station using stolen credit cards from the victim's purse.

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Schultz was interviewed on Thursday, May 16, and placed under arrest.

He was booked into the Laramie County Detention Center for burglary, a felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison, up to a $10,000 fine, or both, and misdemeanor credit card fraud.

As of 10:15 a.m. Friday, May 17, Schultz had yet to be formally charged.


Schultz made his initial appearance in Laramie County Circuit Court Friday afternoon on a single count of misdemeanor theft.

He was released on a $1,000 signature bond and is set to be arraigned on June 14.

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