Police find ATM skimmer
MATTHEWS – The Matthews Police Department is looking for a man they say put an ATM skimmer on a machine at First Citizens Bank at Matthews Township Parkway.
The bank alerted police about the skimmer at 4:34 p.m. Feb. 17. Police determined someone put the skimmer on the ATM at 6:59 a.m.
The suspect, described as a white male, drove a silver Chrysler Town and Country Van, with a white decal on the left rear corner window.
Police discovered a suspect fitting this same description had installed a skimmer on the same day at the First Citizen’s Bank at 424 N. Indian Trail Road in Indian Trail.
Police encourage people conducting an ATM transaction that day at the Matthews location and noticing discrepancies with their accounts to notify the bank and police at 704-847-5555 to file a report.
People who visited the Indian Trail location that day should call the Union County Sheriff’s Office at 704-283-3789.
Bob Rucho seeks
MATTHEWS – Bob Rucho is running for N.C. Senate, but he won’t be on a Matthews ballot.
Rucho is one of seven people from Iredell and Yadkin counties running for District 34. Rucho’s registered address is a Mooresville apartment. He still owns a home in Matthews.
He chose not to campaign for a ninth term in 2016.
Two theft suspects still at large
MATTHEWS – The Matthews Police Department needs the public’s help finding two men wanted in connection to a theft at the AT&T store on Matthews Township Parkway.
Police encourage anyone with information regarding the case to call 704-847-5555.
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