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Dothan man arrested for exploiting elderly person
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Dothan man arrested for exploiting elderly person

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Joseph Wade Griffith

Joseph Wade Griffith, 54, of Dothan

A Dothan man was arrested for allegedly stealing money from an elderly relative.

Joseph Wade Griffith, 54, was charged with first-degree financial exploitation of an elderly person on Wednesday, according to arrest records.

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Dothan Police Lt. Scott Owens said Griffith is accused of taking around $3,000 from a relative over the age of 65 between July 1 and Sept. 22.

Griffith was acting as her caretaker, he said.

His bond was set at $30,000.


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