Abilene caretaker accused of stealing $6,000 from elderly patient

Kara Brooke Beaver, 30, is charged with exploitation of the elderly.

An Abilene woman was arrested Tuesday morning after police say she stole thousands of dollars from an elderly patient.

According to the arrest report, police executed a search warrant at a home in the 300 block of Glenhaven Drive.

Police say they discovered Kara Brooke Beaver, 30, stole more than $6,000 on Feb. 23 from an 84-year-old that hired her as a caretaker.

Beaver is charged with exploitation of the elderly, which is a third degree felony. Her bond was set at $10,000.

No other details about the case are available.

According to jail records, Beaver has two prior arrests for thefts. But both of those were misdemeanors.

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