Caregiver behind bars on theft charges

By Nikki Henderson | nhenderson@ktalnews.tv

Published 07/09 2014 04:47PM

Updated 07/09 2014 04:50PM

A Shreveport woman who was employed as caregiver for a 77-year-old patient was arrested for stealing the woman’s money.

Sherri Hayes, 43, is accused of using the elderly woman’s bank information and debit card to pay her personal bills including car notes, car insurance, utility bills, and cell phone bills, and purchase a diamond ring.

The thefts, which occurred between May 12 and June 24, totaled $5,386.

Hayes was arrested by Caddo Sheriff’s Detective Yomeka Evans for theft of assets of an aged or disabled person and unauthorized use of an access card.

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