DES MOINES, Iowa – Two Detroit-area men were arrested Thursday night in Des Moines for allegedly using stolen credit cards and fake IDs to make purchases at a pawn shop.
Police say 20-year-old Wesley Marks and 25-year-old Dominique Griffin were trying to buy items at the Easy Pawn at 3025 SE 14th.
Marks now faces charges of forgery, identity theft, 2nd degree theft, conspiracy, and possession of narcotics. Griffin is charged with unauthorized use of credit cards, forgery, identity theft, 2nd degree theft, and conspiracy. Both men are being held in the Polk County Jail.
According to police, the two men appear to have been targeting pawn shops in the Midwest and making high dollar purchases.