RALEIGH -- A Youngsville man made his first appearance in court this week on charges that he defrauded his grandmother.
Michael Hollen Surles was charged with obtaining property by false pretense and exploiting a disabled person/elderly person's trust.
According to a televised report, Surles, 32, stole more than $46,000 from his grandmother, between October 2017 and June, using her money to pay his bills.
According to their report, warrants state that Surles used his grandmother's money to pay for hotel stays, restaurant bills, cellphone service, electronics and other things.
He was arrested by Raleigh Police and was slated to appear in Wake County District Court on Oct. 15.
He is next slated to appear in court on Nov. 5.