Police: Stolen Identities Help Man in $6,000 Theft From Bank Accounts

Creve Coeur Police said the man stole money from three accounts from local people.

A man faces criminal charges for using three people’s bank accounts and stolen driver’s licenses to steal more than $6,000.

Cedell Davis, 62, of Chicago, was charged with three counts of identity theft, a class B felony.

Creve Coeur Police said Davis used three people’s bank account information and stolen drivers licenses to steal more than $5,000 from one bank account between Sept. 11 and Friday by writing checks against the account.

Police said he also withdrew more than $500 each from two other accounts, once on Feb. 12 and again on Aug. 9, by using account information and stolen licenses to write checks on the accounts.

Davis is being held in St. Louis County Circuit Court in lieu of a $100,000 bond.

For more crime information on Creve Coeur Patch, see the following articles:

  • Ex-Employee Charged with ID Theft on Bank Accounts
  • Florissant Man Sentenced In Connection With Creve Coeur Fraud
  • Three Charged with Forgery for Fraudulent Checks


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