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United States of America v. Alfred L. Ford, Jr.
Case Number: 4:18-cr-00633-RLW
Judge: Ronnie White
Court: United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri (St. Louis County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: Kyle T. Bateman
Defendant's Attorney: Beverly Ann Beimdiek
St. Louis, MO - Pennsylvania Man Sentenced for Stealing Credit Cards at the Plaza Frontenac Cinema
Alfred L. Ford, Jr., 30, of Norristown, Pennsylvania, was sentenced to 54 months in prison for conspiracy to commit access device fraud, access device fraud and aggravated identity theft. Ford appeared before U.S. District Court Judge Ronnie White who ordered him to pay $24,639.32 in restitution.
According to court records, between May 27, 2017, and continuing until at least January 27, 2018, Ford and others stole and obtained without authorization credit and debit cards of individual patrons at the Landmark Plaza Frontenac Cinema in St. Louis, Missouri. Ford and his co-conspirators then used the stolen credit and debit cards, without permission of the true account holders, to make purchases at various Walmart stores within the Eastern District of Missouri. The total loss amount from the conspiracy to commit access device fraud is $36,514.57.
Ford pled guilty in January of 2019 and co-defendant Zakia Johnson is awaiting trial.
This case was investigated by the U.S. Secret Service.
Outcome: ELECTRONIC MINUTE ENTRY (no pdf attached) for proceedings held before District Judge Ronnie L. White: Sentencing as to Alfred Lee Ford, Jr held on 4/17/2019. Presentence report adopted/accepted by Court as findings of fact. Counts dismissed on the motion of the United States: counts 2,3. Sentence imposed. See judgment. Certificate of Compliance with Local Rule 12.07(A) provided to defendants attorney. (Probation/Pretrial Officer: C. Patterson)(Court Reporter:Susan Moran, Susan_Moran@moed.uscourts.gov, 314-244-7983) (proceedings started: 2:16 PM) (proceedings ended: 2:38 PM)(Deputy Clerk: B. Porter) (Defendant Location: CUSTODY)(Attorney Appearance for USA: Kyle Bateman.)(Attorney Appearance for Defense: Beverly Beimdiek.) (BRP) (Entered: 04/18/2019)