FELONY THEFT CHARGES Health Care Worker Allegedly Takes $17,000 From Elderly Woman
Reported by: Bethany Simmons
Web Producer: Bethany Simmons
Reported: Feb. 27, 2012 10:41 AM EST
Updated: Feb. 27, 2012 10:57 AM EST
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, Scioto County
A Portsmouth, Ohio woman is arrested for allegedly stealing close to $17,000 dollars from a woman she was supposed to be caring for.
Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini says 46-year old Renee Craft worked as a health care worker for the elderly victim. Sheriff Donini says Craft swiped the money from the the victim's account once she became her power of attorney.
Detectives started investigating the missing funds once the victim was placed in a health care facility. Craft faces felony charges of theft from the elderly. She remains in the Scioto County Jail without bond.
If you have any information, call the Scioto County Sheriff's Office at 740-354-7566.
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