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Man accused of using debit card stolen from vehicle

By Katy Harris
Published On: Aug 29 2014 04:45:10 PM CDT
Updated On: Aug 29 2014 06:55:24 PM CDT
Bernard Tyson
JACKSONVILLE, ONSLOW COUNTY -

A Jacksonville man is accused of breaking into a vehicle and stealing a debit card.

According to arrest warrants from the Onslow County Sheriff's Office, 47-year-old Bernard Tyson broke into another man’s Kia Forte some time between Aug. 13 and 14.

The warrants say Tyson stole a Navy Federal debit card from the vehicle, then bought cigarettes, tampons and a Snapple drink with the card.

Tyson is charged with three felonies, including breaking and entering a vehicle, financial card theft and identify theft, the warrants state. He was being held at the Onslow County Jail under a $2,000 bond.

Tyson had his first court appearance Friday morning.