A private driver is dealing with a jail sentence after being convicted of stealing $18,000 from a ninety two-yr-previous Tucson lady.
Marisela Navarro was employed as a private driver for the lady in March 2011, state prosecutors say.
The aged sufferer lived alone and wanted help attending to and from the grocery retailer and physician appointments.
Navarro was accused of writing numerous checks from the sufferer’s checking account and cashing them out for herself, prosecutors say.
A Pima County Superior Courtroom jury discovered Navarro responsible of eleven felony counts together with one rely of fraudulent schemes and artifices, two counts of theft and eight counts of forgery.
Navarro is dealing with a minimal of three years in jail as much as a 60-yr time period when she’s sentenced on April four, prosecutors say.