A Minden man is accused of opening an account in his stepfather’s name without his knowledge.
Carey Mims Eason, 61, of the 100 block of Lawson Davis, is charged with felony theft of assets of an aged person. Bond is set at $25,000.
Webster Parish Sheriff Gary Sexton says the victim stated the credit bureau contacted him regarding an outstanding bill of more than $2,000.
“He wasn’t aware that he had a bill,” he said. “The account was opened at Verizon on Homer Road, and apparently Mr. Eason had gone in and opened an account in the victim’s name. He had no knowledge that Mr. Eason was opening up a cell phone account and was done without his permission.”
Eason’s stepfather is in his 80s, Sexton said.
Eason was arrested by Deputy John Byrd, assisted by Lt. Angela Evans, on Aug. 28, and was transported to Bayou Dorcheat Correctional Center for booking.