Caregiver charged with theft from client

Written by  Thursday, 07 August 2014 09:42

  A 25 year old woman is being held in the Bulloch County Jail for taking advantage of an elderly woman.


  The woman filed a complaint with the Brooklet Police Monday about the theft of her EBT card.  Investigation lead to her caregiver, 25 year old Twila Ciara Cone of Julius Circle, who was charged with five counts of financial transaction card fraud and one count each of financial transaction card theft and abuse, neglect or exploitation of the elderly or disabled.  She was seen on video using the electronic benefits transfer (or food stamp) card at three different locations.  Cone took the card while she was at the woman’s residence.  She was arrested Monday in the driveway of the victim’s home.


  Cone is being held without bond in the Bulloch Count jail on the felony charges where she awaits court procedures.    





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