Police looking for Davenport man who allegedly stole purse


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Posted Online: Nov. 29, 2012, 7:03 pm
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By Rachel Warmke rwarmke@qconline.com
Police are looking for a Davenport man who allegedly stole a woman's purse from Trinity Medical Center, Moline, and then went on a shopping spree.

An arrest warrant was issued Wednesday for Jason Lee Tate, 35, of 810 Franklin Ave., Davenport, who faces one felony count of theft and four felony counts of unlawful use of a credit card in Rock Island County Circuit Court.

Charges stem from an Oct. 19 incident in which Mr. Tate is accused of stealing a woman's purse and then using credit cards inside it to buy a number of electronics — including two Playstation VITA's and a pair of Apple iPads — from area stores, according to records.

Mr. Tate, who was convicted of burglary in 2004 in Rock Island County Circuit Court, will be held on a $50,000 bond following his arrest, records indicate.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers of the Quad Cities at (309) 762-9500.

















 



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1914 -- 100 years ago: Nate Hultgren pitched the Augustana College baseball team to a 10-3 victory over Carthage, striking out 11 men and allowing only four hits.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Marvel Leonhardi, a Rock Island High School senior, was the winner of an essay contest on advertising sponsored by The Argus and Advertising Age, a national advertising publication.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Augustana College band drew a crowd of 1,200 people for its annual home concert in Centennial Hall. The size of the crowd was indicative of the fact the band is rapidly approaching the stature of the Augustana Choir.
1989 -- 25 years ago: A benefit to raise money for extracurricular activities in the Rock Island Milan School District will be April 27 at the Quad City Downs harness race track. People buying $17.50 tickets to the second annual "Night at the Quad City Downs" will be entitled to an evening of harness racing and dinner.






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