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Thief Targets Victim On Gay Dating Website – HOT SPRINGS

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All suspects are presumed innocent until determined guilty in court.

In October, Hot Springs Police took the report of a theft that occurred inside the victim’s residence in the area of Higdon Ferry Road North.

According to the report, the victim alleges that he met the suspect, “Cam”, through an internet dating website and invited him to his house.  The suspect arrived, entered the residence and departed some time later.

A short time after the suspect left the residence, the victim’s bank called and told the victim that several fraudulent charges had just popped up on his credit card statement.  1 of the charges was to a person named “Devon Clayton” via the internet.  The victim investigated the name and was able to acquire pictures for Devon Lee Clayton, 19 of Garland Avenue in Hot Springs.  He turned over the information to Hot Springs Police Detectives and an arrest warrant for Mr. Clayton was sworn out.

 Devon Lee Clayton, 19 of Garland Avenue in Hot Springs – alleged thief

The theft totaled $200 from the fraudulent charge, $25 for the wallet, $50 in cash, 1 blank check and several credit cards.

On 12/12/2018, 12:30PM, Mr. Clayton was arrested on the outstanding warrant by HSPD Detective Rines at the Hot Springs Police Department.  Mr. Clayton is charged with Felony Theft By Receiving with a bond amount of $2,500.