7 charged with stealing from elderly homeowners

7 charged with stealing from elderly homeowners
Alexander Williamson (Source: LMDC)
Alexander Williamson (Source: LMDC)
Thomas Williamson (Source: LMDC)
Thomas Williamson (Source: LMDC)
Carl Stanley (Source: LMDC)
Carl Stanley (Source: LMDC)
Lawrence Williamson (Source: LMDC)
Lawrence Williamson (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Seven people, accused of exploiting elderly homeowners, had their first appearance in court.

Mary Collins, Carl Stanley, Alexander Williamson, Elizabeth Williamson, Lawrence Williamson, Lillie Williamson and Thomas Williamson are charged in connection to multiple instances of exploiting the elderly from September 2016 to January 2017.

The entered a non-guilty plea on Monday and will return to court on May 23.

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According to the Commonwealth Attorney's office, several members of the group would pose as driveway repair workers to gain access to homes. Once inside, they would steal from the homeowners.

The suspects are charged as followed:

  • Alexander Williamson: Robbery in the First Degree, Burglary in the First Degree, Burglary in the Second Degree, Unlawful Transaction with a Minor in the Second Degree, Knowing Exploitation of an Adult Over $300, Theft By Deception Over $500, Theft of Identity
  • Elizabeth Williamson: Knowing Exploitation of an Adult Over $300, Receiving Stolen Property Over $500
  • Lawrence Williamson: Burglary in the Second Degree, Knowing Exploitation of an Adult Over $300
  • Lillie Williamson: Knowing Exploitation of an Adult Over $300, Receiving Stolen Property Over $500
  • Thomas Williamson: Burglary in the Second Degree, Knowing Exploitation of an Adult Over $300, Receiving Stolen Property Over $500
  • Mary Collins: Receiving Stolen Property Over $10,000
  • Carl Stanley: Burglary in the Second Degree, Knowing Exploitation of an Adult Over $300, Theft By Deception Over $500, Tampering With Physical Evidence, Illegal Possession of Heroin

Collins and Elizabeth Williamson have bonded out, while the others are being held on bonds ranging from 25-hundred dollars to 50-thousand dollars.

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