Statesville nursing assistant charged with buying cosmetics with patient’s credit card

Statesville police have arrested and charged an in-home certified nursing assistant with using the credit card of a person in her care to make $6,673 in unauthorized purchases of cosmetics and other goods. Police charged Beatrice White, 43, with 18 counts of obtaining property by false pretense and 18 counts of identity theft. The fraudulent charges were made to Mary Kay and Amway, police said. Joe Marusak