REHOBOTH BEACH, Del.-The Delaware State Police arrested 24-year-old Maxwell J. Schenck Friday afternoon following an anonymous tip. Police said Schenck was wanted on 61 counts of unlawful use of a credit card and two counts of felony theft.
Authorities said he stole his grandmother's credit card and made purchases totaling more than $2,500.
Schenck, who was living with his grandmother at the time of the theft, made various purchases throughout the Rehoboth area including Wal-Mart, Safeway, Royal Farms, and Ruby Tuesday where he last used it on November 25.
Troopers responded to a home on Grandview Street in Lewes after they learned that Schenck was staying there with friends.
Schenck was taken into custody and committed in lieu of $126,000 secured bond