|Shiela L. Owens|
Shiela L. Owens, 61, was charged with financial exploitation of the elderly.
The sheriff's office reports that the warrant was issued after detectives investigated large amounts of money being paid to Owens by an 89-year-old client she was providing home health care for in rural Macomb.
Owens is accused of exerting unauthorized control over at least $78,000 during a two and a half year time period, the sheriff's office said.
Owens was released from the McDonough County Jail after posting $10,000 bond.
The investigation is ongoing and additional charges may be filed, the sheriff's office reports.
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Macomb home health care worker charged with financial exploitation of the elderly