Police: Man stole from elderly

December 9, 2008 9:00:00 PM PST
Investigators have charged a man with taking advantage of two elderly people he was supposed to be taking care of.Detectives say 52-year-old Walter Barnes took nearly $30,000 from an incapacitated 84-year-old and more than $5,000 from a 79-year-old.

He apparently took the money between March and September of this year.

According to warrants released Wednesday, Barnes has an extensive criminal history. He's being held on a $100,000 secure bond.