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A Male & Female Steals Debit Card Out Of A Mailbox Then Goes On A Shopping Spree


Posted by Travis Uresk | Oct. 28th, 2022 | Theft |


By Travis Uresk

10/28/22


Duchesne, Co.- On 9/24/22, A female noticed her checking account had gone into a negative balance. She discovered several fraudulent charges were made to her account, valued in the 100s of dollars.

The victim of the stolen debit card believed her card was taken from her mailbox. She gave her bank statements to law enforcement to investigate who might have stolen her debit card.

The statements contained information on dates, times, and locations where the victim's card was unlawfully used. Security camera footage was obtained from several of these locations.

The suspects using the victim's debit card were identified in the video as Darci Gerhardt and Russell Sweat.

The following are the unlawful financial card transaction dates, locations, and value amounts stolen on the bank statement:

1. 9-11-2022, Air stop located in Duchesne City, Utah, for $1.50

2. 9-18-2022, Smith's Food & Drug, located in Orem City, Utah, for $60.04

3. 9-18-2022, Shell Oil gas station located in Duchesne City, Utah, for $100.00

4. 9-18-2022, Chevron gas station located in Murray City, Utah, for $43.11

5. 9-20-2022, Chevron gas station located in Roosevelt City, Utah, for $110.82

6. 9-20-2022, Smith's Food & Drug, located in Murray City, Utah, for $42.89

7. 9-21-2022, Wasatch Eagle gas station located in Heber City, Utah, for $86.07

8. 9-21-2022, Ute Plaza Supermarket, located in Ft. Duchesne City, Utah, for $82.10

9. 9-21-2022, O'Reilly Auto parts located in Roosevelt City, Utah, for $70.41

10. 9-21-2022, Family Dollar located in Roosevelt City, Utah, for $219.73.

11. 9-22-2022, Harbor Freight, located in Salt Lake City, Utah, for $120.77

12. 9-23-2022, Walmart located in Heber City, Utah, for $158.58

13. 9-23-2022, Walmart located in Heber City, Utah, for $28.44

14. 9-23-2022, Walmart located in Salt Lake City, Utah, for $84.35

15. 9-24-2022, 7-11 gas station located in Salt Lake City, Utah, for $35.55

16. 9-24-2022, Family Dollar located in Roosevelt City, Utah, for $246.86

On 10/12/22, Darci and Russell were interviewed by police, who were seen on video footage using the debit card, but told police they thought they had permission from a person they named as "Duckie" to use the debit card. Neither Darci nor Russell provided much information about this Duckie person. They didn't know her last name but thought her first name was either Heather or Jennifer.

Russell and Darci told police Duckie had been with them when they used the debit card and gave the card back to Duckie.

In the video footage, Darci was the one that mainly used the debit card. Russell and Darci were both observed together when unlawfully using the card. A third person was never seen with Russell and Darci or any evidence of a person named Duckie described by Russell.

Russell also stated another person named “Bobbert” was with Duckie. The Officer didn’t see evidence of this person named Bobbert either.

Russell was booked into the Duchesne County Jail on 10/21/22.


“If you’re going to be a liar, you should at least have the decency to be good at it.”

- Lt. Joe Kenda



Russell Sweat



Darci Gerhardt:


Darci Gerhardt




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