Mecosta County Sheriff's deputies arrested Brian Keith Panek, 30, of Taylor, Michigan for three counts of felony larceny/fraud and a violation of probation Friday.
The complaint alleges Panek stole a Debit/Credit card from an ATM in Big Rapids and proceeded to use the stolen card at multiple local businesses December 23 .
Panek, was on probation at the time of the felony theft. He faces a habitual offender charge since he has been convicted of an auto theft felony, a drug possession felony, felony obstruction of police, felony check fraud, along with two separate retail fraud misdemeanors.
Panek was arra i g n ed in the 77th District Court on the three felony counts and the probation violation and remains in custody at the Mecosta County Jail on a $100,000 bond.
Detectives from Mecosta County Sheriff's Office were assisted by Walmart Loss Prevention and the Big Rapids Department of Public Safety Detective Division.