Police were called to Samoset Road on Saturday, Oct. 19, at about 11:15 a.m. for larceny and destruction of property.
Officers were met by a woman who said she allowed a friend and boyfriend to spend a few nights at her home. She then discovered that her EBT card had a zero balance and said there should have been $210 in the account.
The woman said she found a receipt from Seven Eleven on Cambridge Road from October 16. The woman said she did not make that charge, but believes her friend's boyfriend did.
According to the woman, the man denied the accusation when confronted about it. She also said that he punched a hole in the interior wall of her home and she asked him to leave.
When asked for contact information for the man, the caller said that she believes he his on probation out of Newton and claims that he is homeless. The woman said she will inquire with the Welfare Office to determine where the card was used.
On Saturday, Oct. 19, officers were informed by a female resident of credit card fraud that took place at the end of September.
The woman said that on September 30 she realized that her Visa credit card was used fraudulently between September 26 and September 28.
The woman said she believes she lost the card, but was unaware of exactly when it went missing. In total, $393.88 was charged to her card at locations in Salem, Swampscott, Woburn and Concord.