Busted in Berks: NY men accused of using stolen card info.

More than $5,300 worth of wood flooring purchased

AMITY TWP., Pa. - From Brooklyn to Berks County, two New York men have been arrested for allegedly using stolen credit information to buy thousands of dollars worth of wood flooring.

Friday afternoon's arrests of Dashawn Thomas and Ryann Lyde came a short time after the men backed their rented truck up to the garage of a warehouse on Route 422 in Amity Township.

Police said they were tipped off by the business owner that the men were part of a fraudulent purchase of his entire stock of Carson Oak solid wood flooring -- 809 square feet -- worth $5,337.54.

The credit card information to buy the flooring had been stolen, police said.

Thomas, 26, and Lyde, 30, both of Brooklyn, were arraigned on felony charges of access device has been revoked or canceled and theft by deception. They were freed on $50,000 bail each.

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