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Former Warren candidate charged with stealing 92-year-old's credit cards

Published: Sat, February 15, 2014 @ 6:20 a.m.


Roderick Lewis Jr., a 24-year-old Warren man charged with charging more than $2,100 on a 92-year-old Howland woman’s credit cards and impersonating a police officer was released after posting $25,000 bond Friday.

Lewis pleaded not guilty Friday in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court to six felony charges including theft from an elderly person and misuse of credit cards.

Lewis ran unsuccessfully for a seat on the Warren Board of Education last year and has been honored for his participation in a number of community projects.

Howland police say the woman lost her purse at Kohl’s Department Store on June 5, then learned that charges of $2,050 had been made on her credit cards before she even got home.


1papa1(711 comments)posted 2 years, 2 months ago

anyone who would prey on the elderly who have worked their whole lives to save some money is despicable!

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2DontBanThisDrone(991 comments)posted 2 years, 2 months ago

That's some great Credit Card Fraud Protection there.


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3DSquared(1727 comments)posted 2 years, 2 months ago

He was just "Spreading the wealth around", ODumbo style!

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4DACOUNTRYBOY(992 comments)posted 2 years, 2 months ago

Will a judge have his arrest record sealed so it doesn't hinder his running for political office or seeking a job in the private sector?

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5JoeFromHubbard(1714 comments)posted 2 years, 2 months ago

A community organizer, sealed records etc.

Sounds like presidential material to me.

Think that can't happen?

Look at the last 2 presidential elections.

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