Granddaughter stole grandparent’s debit card
The Alamance County sheriff’s office has charged three local residents with debit card thefts.
The trail of crimes apparently began to be uncovered on Thursday, July 22, when sheriff’s deputies responded to a call regarding a larceny. According to the victim, his granddaughter, Brittany Sierra Shambley, stole the victim’s debit card and charged a total of $636.80.
Shambley, who was then in custody at the Alamance County Detention Center, had the debit card as part of her belongings there.
Shambley, 27, white, female, of 1025 Gibson Road, Mebane, has been charged with four counts of felony identity theft and four counts of felony obtaining property by false pretense.
During the course of the investigation, Michael Travis Cheek was also charged in connection to the theft. Cheek, 25, white, male, of 1668 Challenge Drive, Graham has also been charged with four counts of felony identity theft and four counts of felony obtaining property by false pretense.
Also on July 22, the sheriff’s office was called in reference to second debit card theft. The victim believed that Richard Kyle Stanley used the debit card to make three two-hundred dollar withdrawals from ATMs.
After an investigation, detectives viewed surveillance footage that confirmed Stanley at one of the ATMs.
Stanley, 35, white, male, of 2211 Swepsonville Road, Graham, has been charged with
three counts of felony identity theft and three counts of felony obtaining property by false pretense.