Stolen credit card used for hotel room

Published 12:00 am Monday, January 31, 2011

Two people were arrested Saturday after police reported the two used a stolen credit card to pay for a hotel room at the Hampton Inn in Salisbury.
According to an arrest report by Salisbury Police Officer W.A. Lane, Buster Alexander Yancey, Jr., 42, of 211 Wiley Ave., took a van belonging to Rebecca Donelli of Salisbury, and used Donelli’s credit card for the hotel room.
The report said Chelsie Luann Shuping, 22, of 1634 Long Ferry Road, used Donelli’s name and her credit card to fraudulently represent Donelli, to get the hotel room.
Police found Yancey and Shuping in the hotel room Saturday, and also found a glass pipe and marijuana.
Yancey was charged with unlawfully obtaining a credit card, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and financial card fraud. He is in the Rowan County jail under a $10,000 secured bond.
Shuping was charged with identity theft, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. She is also in jail under a $10,000 secured bond.
Other arrests:
• Tracy Lynn Imes of Statesville was arrested around 12 a.m. Sunday after she refused to be handcuffed by Rowan County Sheriff’s deputy, then hitting another deputy in the face, the arrest report said.
Deputies were initially responding to a suspicious person call.
Imes, 43, was charged with resisting or delaying an officer and assault on a government official. She was given a $1,000 secured bond.
• Myra Horine Whitley, 39, of 717 Pleasant Ave., Kannapolis, was arrested Sunday morning for possession of a syringe filled with heroin.
She was arrested at the 1100 block of Churchfield Lane.
Whitley was charged with felony possession of heroin and was given a $5,000 secured bond.
• Deborah Gay Rhodes, 45, of 701 S. Carolina Ave., was arrested Saturday night for felony larceny of a motor vehicle.
The arrest report indicated Rhodes took a 1998 Nissan Pathfinder from Jamesia Gillespie, also of East Spencer.
She received a $1,000 secured bond.