Campus Police arrest man for Credit Card Theft

Clemson University Police arrested a Seneca man in connection with the theft of an employee’s wallet from a campus office.  University Police report that 43-year-old Richard Clayton Sr. was charged Tuesday with three counts of felony financial transaction card theft, as well as petit larceny less than $2,000 and trespassing after notice. Clayton already was on notice not to trespass on the campus of Clemson University. He is not a Clemson student or employee. Warrants said Clayton took the wallet with credit cards and cash from an office in the Academic Success Center. He was released on a $7,500 surety bond.