Roane Co. man arrested for taking money from elderly

Published: Sep. 21, 2018 at 2:19 PM EDT
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According to a release from the Roane County Sheriff's Office, the man would take money from elderly residents in exchange for work, but would never complete the work.

The man, Mickey Jason Pressley, was arrested and charged with financial exploitation of an elderly or vulnerable person, a felony charge. He was arrested without incident at his home in Harriman.

Pressley had been the subject of an ongoing investigation related to this type of crime, the sheriff's office said.

The sheriff's office said additional charges are pending and, if anyone feels that they may have been a victim, they are asked to come forward and file a police report.

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