A man is facing three Felony charges after an employee at a retail store in Mankato reported the suspect to police on suspicion of using a stolen credit card.
Mankato Police report 52-year old Steven Joseph Drahos, no permanent address, was at the store on Wednesday and purchased a 400-dollar gift card. A witness then observed the man walk to a nearby gas station where Drahos reportedly bought a 200-dollar gift card.
Officers later tracked down Drahos who was walking westbound on Madison Avenue. According to the report, Drahos admitted to using someone else’s credit card and was placed into custody.
During the arrest, Authorities located 26 amphetamine pills in the suspect’s jacket that were prescribed to another person. Police also found nearly 1-thousand dollars worth of gift cards in the jacket.
Drahos is charged with Felony counts of 3rd Degree Possession of Drugs, Financial Card Fraud and Receiving Stolen Property.