One of the men charged in the credit card scanner case in Okawville this spring was sentenced to a year in prison.
Yosvanis Napoles-Leon pled guilty to the charges of unlawful use of a scanning device, identity theft and unlawful use of a counterfeited credit card, all Class 4 Felonies, and was assessed mandatory court costs, restitution of $211.38 and sentenced to one year in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by a one year period of mandatory supervised release.
Napoles-Leon, 44, was one of two men arrested in March after a skimmer - a device to access credit card numbers - was found on a fuel pump at Circle K in Okawville.
The other man involved in the case, Ernesto Martinez, 20, was sentenced to 24 months of conditional discharge after pleading guilty to the same charges. He was also ordered to pay a fine plus court costs and restitution.
An alert employee at Circle K recognized the vehicle belonging to the men after the skimmer was found. The clerk alerted the store manager, who then called police, leading to the arrest of the two men.