IN CUSTODY: Man allegedly steals money from grandmother

IN CUSTODY: Man allegedly steals money from grandmother
Edward Berryman Jr., DOB: 6/24/1988, is charged with theft, forgery, and exploitation of the infirm. (Source: EBRSO)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A 31-year-old man is now in custody after allegedly stealing money from his grandmother.

The Baton Rouge Police Department said on Tuesday, Jan. 14 that Edward Berryman Jr. turned himself in to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office on Saturday, Jan. 11 after seeing himself on air.

He’s accused of exploiting and stealing money from his grandmother.

Berryman is being charged with theft, forgery, and exploitation of the infirm.

Investigators believe Berryman obtained power of attorney over his grandmother and used the document to misappropriate funds from her accounts.

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