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Report: Woman stole more than $260K from elderly man

May 14, 2019--10:09 a.m.


A Rome woman is accused of stealing more than $236,000 from an elderly man.

According to Floyd County Jail records, 51-year old Tara Mellia Strickland of a Sunny Heights Drive address took the money from the victim’s checking account while she was working for him.

The alleged thefts date back to July of 2011.

Strickland is charged with felony theft by taking, theft by conversion and exploitation of the elderly.