MSNBC reports that David Price was arrested on Friday and was being held at the Orange County Jail in Orlando:
"At [Loews Portofino Bay], Price allegedly racked up nearly $9,000 in charges on the credit card of Ohio man Joseph Barak, WFTV said.
'I don’t know how he got in my room, how he got my debit card. But he got like the best wines, the best restaurants, room service. He got clothes and the whole ball of wax,' said Barak, [who] was later able to get his money back."
Hm. We would really like to know just how Price managed to not only get into rooms but also be able to wander in and out of them at will. Did he also procure a key card to the room? And why didn't housekeeping figure out that it was someone else other than the original guests staying inside the room? There's a lot that sure doesn't add up here.
In the meantime, we'll just take a minute to go over some hotel security 101. Like how important it is to dead bolt the door whenever you're alone in your hotel room. Not to mention being careful with the information you hand over to the hotel, as the FTC's current lawsuit against Wyndham shows.
Have you ever dealt with a hotel room intruder—during or after your stay? Would you blame the hotel or the fact that you forgot to check under the bed before leaving? Let us know in the comments below!