Authorities: Man created fake check to steal from elderly victim
From Staff Reports
APPLE VALLEY — Authorities arrested a man after he allegedly stole thousands of dollars from an elderly person in his care.
Steven Lawrence Griffiths, 33, of Apple Valley, was arrested on suspicion of elder theft by caretaker and making a fictitious check, authorities said in a news release. Authorities said Griffiths created a check with the victim’s account information and was able to cash it, receiving $8,000.