ESCALON (CBS13) — A 36-year-old woman was arrested in Escalon on charges of identity theft and financial abuse of an elder, Escalon police said.
On September 9, a detective took a 91-year-old’s report of financial abuse who had 15 unauthorized charges on her debit card totaling over $1,200.READ MORE: 'We’re Being Found Out': Woodland Basks In The Glow Of Being Named One Of The Best Places To Live In the USTow Truck Driver Arrested For Hit-And-Run, DUI In Rancho Cordova
Investigation showed several of the charges were connected to the elderly woman’s caretaker, 36-year-old Marie Guist, of Turlock.MORE NEWS: Climate Insurance? California Department Of Insurance Releases Report to Re-Imagine Insurance
Police said Guist went into the department on Sunday to provide a statement and was arrested.