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Blotter: Former caregiver charged with stealing, using client’s bank card

By Shavonne Walker

shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com

SALISBURY — A former Comfort Keepers employee was charged Friday with taking a bank card from a 94-year-old client and accessing money through PayPal, according to the Salisbury Police Department.

Police charged Mia Danielle Thompson, 19, of the 1100 block of Bringle Ferry Road, with one count of felony financial card theft and six counts of felony obtaining property by false pretenses.

The thefts occurred in February, but Thompson was charged late last week after she was pulled over during a traffic stop at the intersection of East 11th Street and Lexington Avenue.

A report said Thompson opened the PayPal account and made multiple transactions. She made a written promise to appear in court today.

In other Salisbury police reports:

•  A man on Friday reported fraud in the 900 block of East Lafayette Street.

• A woman reported vandalism in the 600 block of Roy Leazer Avenue.

• A man on Sunday said items were stolen from his vehicle in the 200 block of McCubbins Street.

• Zuleika Irene Ramseur, 30, was charged Sunday with misdemeanor simple assault in the 600 block of Harrel Street.

• Jazmine Michelle Chawlk, 29, was charged Sunday with misdemeanor simple assault in the 300 block of Harrel Street.

• Melanie Jane Miller, 55, was charge Sunday with simple assault in the 800 block of West Innes Street.

• Matthew Desean Lennon, 22, was charged Monday with misdemeanor assault on a female in the 300 block of South Long and East Horah streets.

• Corey Deon Vick, 35, was charged Monday with misdemeanor simple assault in the 200 block of Depot Street.

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports:

• Mikey’s One Stop reported Thursday that someone used counterfeit money at the business, 5810 S. Main St.

• A man reported Thursday that someone broke into his home in the 13000 block of Cool Springs Road, Cleveland.

• A man reported a license plate was stolen from his vehicle parked in the 3000 block of West Innes Street.

Contact reporter Shavonne Walker at 704-797-4253.

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