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Woman accused of exploiting an elder and theft

Katherine Marie Covington

Katherine Marie Covington

A Rome woman faces multiple felony counts after her arrest by Floyd County Police.

According to Floyd County Jail reports:

Katherine Marie Covington, 64, of 53 Acorn Road, was arrested at her home Friday night and charged with six felony counts of theft by conversion and a felony count of exploitation of an elder after writing checks totaling more than $34,000 from the account of an elderly woman without the victim's consent. The checks were written over several months in the summer and fall of 2016.

Covington was released from jail Friday on bond.

 

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