GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Three Gulfport residents remain behind bars after fraudulent use of a credit card led police to the suspects of a December armed robbery. Carderious Arion Day, 23, and Decorie Deshun Bates, 25, were both arrested and charged with armed robbery and credit card fraud. Mary Daniel Spivery, 34, was also arrested, but she was only charged with credit card fraud.
According to Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania, police responded to a reported armed robbery in the area of Hewes Avenue and 28th Street on December 2, 2013. The victim described two black males, later identified as Day and Bates, who took her wallet and mobile phone by force and then ran away on foot.
Papania said Spivery was later identified after using the victim's credit card at an area store. Police then found and arrested Spivery on December 18, 2013. Further investigation led police to Day and Bates and they were also arrested on the same day.
All three suspects are currently being held at the Harrison County Adult Detention Facility. Spivery is being held on a $10,000 bond, and Day and Bates are both being held on bonds of $225,000.