A woman who left her purse at the in Novato came back to retrieve it Monday afternoon, only to have police officers waiting for her to ask about fraudulent credit card use.
Janice Lee Munsey, 41, of San Francisco is suspected of two felony burglary charges following another woman’s report of her credit card being used after her wallet was stolen in San Rafael, said Wednesday. After her arrest, it was discovered that she had eight warrants out for her arrest by another law enforcement agency.
Officers answered a call at about 2 p.m. Monday about potential fraudulent use of a credit card at the Old Navy in the . A San Rafael woman told police that she was contacted by her bank to say that her stolen card was used at the store and then declined at Old Navy.
Officers at Old Navy were checking out the purse when Munsey came back to claim it. While she was taken into custody, another officer walked to Target to confirm that the card was used successfully for purchases there. Munsey was booked into Marin County Jail at 3:30 p.m. Monday.
In addition to the two felony burglary charges and a county of giving false identity to a police officer, Munsey faces warrant counts on possession of narcotics, possession of marijuana while driving, speeding and destroying or concealing evidence.