King County prosecutors have filed felony theft charges against a Renton woman accused of raiding her son's guardianship account for years.
In charging documents, prosecutors claim Rhonda Marie Miller, 37, stole more than $30,000 from a fund set up to pay for her son's care, using the money to send herself to New York City.
Writing the court, Renton Detective Norman Ryan claimed Miller made 11 unauthorized withdrawals from her son's account between November 2004 and January 2007. Most of the charges were listed as trip expenses.
"These claims are based mostly on reported trips made to New York for medical appointments for 'studies' which the victim was not even involved in any longer," Ryan told the court.
The couple caring for Miller's son reported the thefts to police after they came to light. At the same time, civil proceedings were underway in dependency court to see the money returned.
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Charge: Renton Mom Raided Son's Accounts