Two Paterson residents are accused of stealing a 60-year-old Fairlawn man s credit card from his home on Nov. 8. Edwin Moulier, 33, and Emtume Morris, 29, allegedly used the victim s credit card at several local businesses and spent several hundred dollars, Fair Lawn police Sgt. Brian Metzler said in a news release. Moulier was arrested Thursday and Morris was arrested the following day. Morris was the victim s former co-worker and the victim invited her into his home on Cedar Street, Metzler said. While she was in the house, Moulier allegedly went in a back entrance and stole the victim s wallet. Police used a surveillance photo from one of the businesses to find the suspects, Metzler said. Both are charged with burglary, theft, fraudulent use of a credit card and obtaining a controlled dangerous substance by fraud. They remain in the Bergen County Jail on $35,000 bail with the option to pay 10 percent to be released, Metzler said.
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This type of crime is a 3rd degree punishable and the alleged suspects can face up to 3 to 5 years in a NJ State Prison.