Orange woman arrested for debit card abuse
A 52 year old Orange woman was arrested Tuesday morning on various charges, including credit/debit card abuse. The clerk at the Smart Stop store, in the 800 block of Strickland, told police that Caron Long tried to buy $181.00 worth of merchandise and presented him with a debit card that did not belong to her to make the purchase.
The clerk, advised officers that the woman attempted to buy two 24-packs of beer, two cartons of cigarettes, and four packs of “Black and Mild cigars.
When officers made contact with the woman, she told them that the person who owned the debit card, gave the card to her to purchase beer and cigarettes for him. Long was also able to provide officers with an approximate location of the victim’s residence, at which time another officer was able to make contact with the man.
The victim advised officers that Long had stayed with him in the past and he did not give her his debit card. The victim also said Long did not have permission to use the card and that he wished to pursue charges against her.
Long was placed into custody at that time for credit/debit card abuse, and transported to the Orange County Jail. While at the jail, during the book in process, a correctional officer found Long to be in possession of burnt copper wire mesh, a glass crack pipe, and a white ceramic type crack pipe.
The items were taken as evidence and Long was booked.