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A Rock Falls man is accused of using his position of trust to take more than $140,000 from an elderly woman in Sterling, Illinois.

Timothy Boyd, 60, was charged with financial exploitation of an elderly person and theft over $100,000, court records showed.

Boyd was accused of taking control of the woman’s life insurance and bank assets, taking more than $142,000 from her from January 2011 to September 2015.  Police said they got involved after they were alerted by a local nursing home.

Boyd turned himself in to the Whiteside County Sheriff’s Department on Friday, February 19, 2016.

Jail records showed Boyd remained in the Whiteside County Jail in lieu of $200,000 bond.

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