Sherri A. Hayes, 43 (Source: Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office)
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -
A Shreveport woman who was employed as caregiver for a 77-year-old woman has been arrested, accused of stealing the woman’s money.
According to the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office, Sherri A. Hayes, 43, of the 400 block of Dixon Avenue, used 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.
Hayes also allegedly bought a diamond ring with the money. The thefts, which occurred between May 12 and June 24, totaled $5,386.
According to CPSO spokesperson Cindy Chadwick, investigators were notified after the elderly woman's bank noticed unusual activity on her account.
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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