Livingston PD: Goodrich cons dementia patient into selling truck

Teresa Crew (Source: Polk County Jail)
Teresa Crew (Source: Polk County Jail)

LIVINGSTON, TX (KTRE) - Officers from the Chicago Police Department handed a 45-year-old Goodrich woman over to Livingston authorities Sunday after she alleged convinced a man in her care to sell his truck for a ridiculously low price.

Teresa Pixley Crew is still being held in the Polk County jail on a third-felony charge of exploiting the elderly. Her bail has been set at $25,000.

Detective Leon Middleton of the Livingston Police Department said that Crew was working as a privately hired caretaker for a Livingston man with dementia when she convinced the man to sell his truck to her for a very low price on Dec. 27. Middleton said Crew fled to Chicago in the truck.

The family found out about it and reported it to the Livingston Police Department.

Middleton said he learned that she had left town when he went to serve the arrest warrant on her. Crew was arrested in Chicago, Illinois.

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