Beaufort man sought on credit card theft charges

info@islandpacket.comDecember 12, 2012 

Robert Alfred Mallonee

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is searching for a 32-year-old Beaufort man accused of stealing credit cards.

Deputies believe Robert Alfred Mallonee stole cards from a home on Chesterfield Lake Drive between Nov. 24 and 26, according to a news release from Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Sgt. Robin McIntosh. He was identified on surveillance video charging about $500 to the cards on Nov. 26, McIntosh said.

Mallonee faces two felony counts of financial-transaction card theft and three counts of misdemeanor financial-transaction card fraud. Consequences for the former charges are a $3,000 to $5,000 fine, as many as five years in prison or both, according to state law.

Those with information about Mallonee can contact Sgt. J. Kelleher at 843-255-3418, make an anonymous call to Crimstoppers at 1-888-274-6372 or text the word TIPSC with a message to 274637.

The following reports were released Wednesday by the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office:



  • White's Drive: Electronics worth $400 stolen.



  • William Hilton Parkway: $430 in cash stolen.


  • William Hilton Parkway, Tom Peeples Builders: Work van window shattered. Damage: $250.


  • William Hilton Parkway, Carolyn's Landscaping: Azaleas, boxwoods worth $372 stolen. Damage: $100.



  • Bea's Drive: Damage to vehicle: $500.

  • Compiled by staff writers Allison Stice and Anne Christnovich.

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