|Published:||Feb 11, 2011 7:49 PM EST|
|Updated:||Feb 11, 2011 4:50 PM EST|
LEE COUNTY- On Thursday, February 10, 2011, at approximately 8:15 P.M., the Lee County Sheriff's Office Highway Interdiction Unit conducted a traffic stop near mile marker 134 on a vehicle for failing to maintain a lane and having illegal window tint. Upon making contact with the driver, the detective could smell marijuana coming from the vehicle. In addition to indicators of criminal activity, a background check on the driver revealed prior narcotics related charges.
A search of the vehicle resulted in the discovery of a computer zip drive containing information from twenty-five skimmed credit cards, along with a cloned/counterfeit credit card which was imprinted on a gift card.
At the conclusion of the investigation, Manual Amador (DOB 10/12/62) and Deyvi O'Connor (DOB 02/12/78) were arrested and charged with one count of Possession of a Forged/Counterfeit Credit Card.
The investigation into the compromised credit card accounts is being handled by the Lee County Sheriff's Office Economic Crimes Unit. That investigation is ongoing and there is no further information at this time.
Amador's address is listed as 11755 SW 173rd Terrace, Miami. O'Connor's address is listed as 12242 SW 200 Terrace, Miami.