A 26-year old Rodney woman is officially charged with crimes related to her arrest on Friday evening.
Marissa Lyn Thompson is charged with forgery, uttering and publishing, embezzlement from a vulnerable adult and larceny in a building. Thompson was also charged as a habitual offender due to previous crime convictions.
Michigan State Police say an elderly woman who Thompson was a caretaker of, accused the Rodney woman of taking over $2,000 from her. The embezzlement started in early June and was discovered early this month.
According to troopers, Thompson wrote multiple checks to herself out of the victims checking account.
Police made contact with Thompson and conducted an interview, she later confessed to the crimes.