Meridian man charged for stealing money from vulnerable person - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Meridian man charged for stealing money from vulnerable person

Source: MS Attorney General Source: MS Attorney General
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Attorney General Jim Hood announced the arrest and multi-count indictment of a man charged with two counts of felony exploitation of a vulnerable person.

64-year-old Roger Lewis, Jr., of Meridian, was arrested Monday in Lauderdale County by investigators with the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.

Lewis is accused of stealing two banking cards from the victim and withdrawing more than $250 from each card for his personal use between November 2016 and January 2017.

He was booked into the Lauderdale County Jail without bond.

If convicted of both counts, he faces up to 20 years in prison.

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