KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon man who stole more than $100,000 from his blind, 94-year-old grandmother pleaded guilty to theft charges and was sentenced to 30 days in jail.
Richard Barney of Chiloquin was also ordered to pay restitution, undergo gambling-addiction treatment and spend three years on probation.
The Herald and News reports the 55-year-old Barney was arrested Dec. 28. Prosecutors said he got his grandmother to sign checks, and then spent the money at a casino.
- Oregon man admits to stealing from grandmother to gamble
- Woman accused of stealing $43,000 from grandmother
- Sports gambling coming to western Oregon
- Oregon man guilty of stealing benefits from missing mother
- Ducks name Gamble head lax coach
- Oregon day care provider admits leaving kids to go tanning
- Health officials: One in 38 adults in Oregon suffer from gambling addiction
- Klamath Falls man gets six years for attacking grandmother
- Deputies: Lebanon man admits to downloading child porn
- Douglas County man admits to abusing 5-year-old relative