Two in Leesburg accused of Exploiting an Elderly Person
March 16, 2018
Southern Torch (3843 articles)
0 comments
Share

Two in Leesburg accused of Exploiting an Elderly Person

PHOTO: Thomas E. Johns, 53, and James M. Johns, 58, both of Leesburg, are accused of financial exploitation of an elderly person. (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office)

By Staff Reports

James M. Johns, 58. (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office)

Thomas E. Johns, 53. (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office)

CENTRE, Ala. — According to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office: Cherokee County Sheriff’s Investigators arrested two individuals as the result of an elderly exploitation investigation. According to Sheriff Jeff Shaver, the suspects, Thomas E. Johns, 53, and James M. Johns, 58, were taken into custody on Wednesday on County Road 71 near Leesburg.

The arrests came after a joint investigation with DHR involving the financial exploitation of an elderly person. Both were booked into the Cherokee County Detention Center on the charge of exploitation of an elderly person and drug charges.

James Johns was additionally charged with resisting arrest.

Southern Torch

Southern Torch

Comments

No Comments Yet! You can be first to comment this post!

Write comment

Your data will be safe! Your e-mail address will not be published. Also other data will not be shared with third person. Required fields marked as *