An Estherville woman is accused of taking money from and elderly victim.
On Friday at 11:45 a.m., Estherville Police arrested Deb Acord, 57, on two outstanding warrants from Emmet County. The charges were for Dependent Adult Abuse and Ongoing Criminal Conduct and were filed as a result of an ongoing investigation between the Iowa Department of Human Services and the Estherville Police Department. The investigation indicates that between the dates of November 2012 and May 2013, Acord took a large amount of money from an elderly victim. Acord was transported to the Emmet County Jail where she later posted bond and was released.