A Franklin Grove woman was arrested and charged Wednesday with financial exploitation of a disabled person.
Dixon police arrested Tina M. Parks, 53, on two counts of financial exploitation of a disabled person, one instance ranging between $300 and $5,000 and the other for less than $300, Sauk Valley reported.
The felony charges carry sentences of 2 to 5 years and 1 to 3 years, respectively.
The exploitation took place on March 30 and 31 when Parks, “standing in a position of trust or confidence knowingly and by deception or intimidation” used the disabled person’s assets, according to court documents.
Parks posted 10 percent of her $5,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in Lee County Court on May 3, 2018.
Those with more information can call the Dixon Police Department at 815-288-4411 or Crimestoppers at 1-888-228-4488.