Man accused of stealing, using mother’s credit cards

A local man faces charges after allegedly stealing two of his mother’s credit cards and making several purchases at various businesses in and around Williamsport.

Kyle Lee Crain, 24, of 2295 Lycoming Creek Road, faces felony charges fraudulent use of a credit card and forgery, as well as misdemeanor charges for theft and receiving stolen property.

On April 9, Crain’s mother contacted Old Lycoming Township police to report that her son and his girlfriend, Tishanna Cohick, 30, allegedly stole her credit cards and used them to make 11 purchases. In the affidavit, authorities stated that Crain had used the cards at Cillo Antiques & Coins, Sheetz Inc. and numerous cigarette outlets.

Adolph Cillo, owner of Cillo Antiques & Coins, was able to help authorities identify Crain, records state. Cillo recalled that Crain had admitted that he was using his mother’s credit card to make his purchase and that Crain allegedly had written his mother’s name on the receipt. Authorities say that Crain charged about $140 on his mother’s card on that purchase.

Crain was arraigned before District Judge James H. Sortman on April 23. He is incarcerated in lieu of $8,000.

A criminal complaint with similar charges was filed against Cohick on April 22, according to court records.