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Cedar Rapids police arrest credit card theft suspect

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

The Cedar Rapids Police Department have made an arrest in the search for a suspect who allegedly used a stolen credit card to purchase items at a northeast side grocery store on March 25. 

The suspect has been identified as Carmelia Denise McDaniel, 37, of Cedar Rapids. McDaniel was arrested Wednesday afternoon for False Use of a Credit Card. 

Within three minutes of the surveillance photos being posted on the Police Department's Facebook page and shared to local media, the Police Department received a credible tip that helped identify the suspect. Police say the suspect contacted the Police Department later in the day and indicated that she saw her picture on a local newscast and would be turning herself in. 

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