YULEE, Fla. – A lady was arrested Friday, accused of exploiting her personal mom for monetary achieve, the Nassau County Sheriff’s Workplace stated.
Venetia Mitchell, sixty two, of Yulee, was taken into custody and charged with one rely of exploitation of an aged or disabled individual.
In response to an arrest warrant obtained by News4Jax, the legal investigation into Mitchell started in mid-Might when an investigator from the Division of Youngster and Households contacted the Sheriff’s Workplace about an nameless name that got here to the Abuse Hotline.
The caller stated an eighty four-yr previous lady with an undisclosed sickness was being exploited by her daughter, Mitchell, who can also be the alleged sufferer’s energy of lawyer.
The caller’s concern was that Mitchell had been utilizing proceeds from the sale of her mom’s house, banking accounts and cash market accounts for her personal profit.
In response to the caller, Mitchell took cash from her mom’s checking account to buy a car and jewellery. The caller additionally reported that Mitchell spent $200 at a grocery retailer however there was no meals within the house the subsequent day and that her mom has little or no cash in her checking account.
The DCF investigator offered Nassau County detectives with copies of checks Mitchell allegedly wrote and signed utilizing her identify or her mom’s identify.
Based on the Sheriff’s Workplace, the case continues to be beneath investigation.
Nassau County jail officers informed New4Jax that Mitchell is now out of jail after posting a $5,000 bond.
Mitchell is not any stranger to bother. A background examine revealed she had been beforehand arrested in Hillsborough County in 2007 and charged with theft and possession of cocaine. In 2005, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Workplace arrested and charged Mitchell with battery. It’s unclear if these prior arrests resulted in convictions.
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