Monday, December 7, 2015

Puxico caregiver charged with exploitation of the elderly

Jerri Greenlee
PUXICO, Mo. -- On Nov. 30, 2015, the Stoddard County Sheriff's Office responded to a call in the Puxico, Mo. area in reference to stolen checks. On arrival, Deputy Travis Stafford met with the victim, a 91 year old female.

The victim stated she received a statement from her bank and it showed there had been several checks written on her account that she had not written. The victim stated she checked her box of checks and discovered there were some checks missing. The victim stated she thought it might be one of the females that works for the in home services for the disabled that comes to her home. The daughter of the victim stated that her mother seldom ever writes checks on the account and if her mother needs something from town she does her shopping for her. The daughter also stated that her mother lives on a fixed income and all the money in her mother's account is now gone.

On looking at several returned checks it was noted that some had been written to Dollar General Store in Puxico. After looking at surveillance videos at Dollar General Store and speaking with Genisis Home Care Services it was determined that the person passing the victim's checks was Jerri Greenlee of Puxico who is also an employee of Genesis Home Health Care. Several other fraudulent checks were collected from the bank.

Jerri Greenlee, age 26, was arrested and transported to the Stoddard County Jail where she remains at this time. Greenlee is charged with Class B Felony of financial exploitation of the elderly. Bond set at $7,500.00 cash only.

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Puxico caregiver charged with exploitation of the elderly

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