(WHAS11) – This woman is accused of taking thousands of dollars from her own grandfather.
Jelesia Sharpe was arrested Thursday on an outstanding warrant.
Police say Sharpe took advantage of her 81-year-old grandfather's declining health and mental status.
Sharpe is accused of persuading the victim to withdraw $1,600 from his account and she's accused of using the victim's debit card and charging $8,500 hundred dollars on it.
Police say the alleged crime happened over a year long period.