Caregiver arrested for theft, forgery

Jennifer Lynn Lintzen (RPSO)

RAPIDES PARISH, La. (RPSO) - A caregiver from Dry Prong has been arrested after financially taking advantage of a victim with a medical condition.

On June 12, detectives from the Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office contacted detectives from the Tioga Sub-station in reference to a report of theft and forgery that had been filed with their agency.

According to their report, the victim hired a caregiver, Jennifer Lynn Lintzen, to assist them in their home. The victim alleged that Lintzen had taken advantage of them financially. During their investigation, detectives determined that several of the crimes had allegedly occurred in Rapides Parish.

On August 10, an arrest warrant was obtained for Lintzen for 23 counts of Forgery and 1 count of Theft > $25,000.00. She was arrested later that day and booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center. Lintzen has since been released on a $39,500.00 bond.

Detectives said their investigation is still ongoing and more charges and arrests are possible.

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