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Cops: Riverhead woman bought items at grocery store with stolen credit cards


A Riverhead woman faces felony possession of stolen property charges after she was allegedly used a victim’s credit and debit cards at a local grocery store.

The cards were used at the Riverhead Stop & Shop on Oct. 13 and Oct. 15, 2015, according to a Riverhead Town police press release. After an investigation, Riverhead police identified 35-year-old Sarah Schaw as the person who made the unauthorized purchases, police said.

Ms. Schaw was arrested Wednesday and charged with two counts of fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, a class E felony, and two counts of third-degree identity theft, a misdemeanor.

She was arrested and transported to police headquarters for processing and arraignment.

Photo caption: Sarah Schaw, 35. (Courtesy photo)