Three women facing charges in connection to multi-state theft and credit card fraud ring

NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio — New Philadelphia police arrested three women wanted in connection to a multi-state crime spree.

According to the department, officers captured the suspects during a traffic stop on a rental car Wednesday night.

Inside the vehicle, they found nearly $10,000 worth of stolen merchandise and other items traced back to Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Officers believe the trio is part of a theft and credit card fraud ring based out of the Chicago area.

They have since been released and are now facing multiple felony charges.

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