MECOSTA, MI – On Friday, July 6th, 2018, at approximately 6:45 p.m., troopers from the Michigan State Police Mt. Pleasant Post responded to a report of Elder Abuse/Embezzlement in Mecosta County, Green Twp.
The victim reported over $2000.00 was embezzled from her by her caretaker. The embezzlement started in early June and was discovered early this month. The suspect wrote multiple checks to herself out of the victims checking account.
Troopers made contact with the suspect later that day. An interview was conducted and a full confession obtained. Further, the suspect had evidence of the crime in her purse.
The suspect, a 26 year old female from Rodney was lodged in the Mecosta County Jail on charges of embezzlement/elder abuse. The suspect’s name is being withheld pending arraignment.