Dougherty County officials see increase in crime against elderly

(WALB News10)

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Dougherty County law enforcers say exploitation crimes against the elderly are skyrocketing. Investigators, prosecutors, and judges all agree that crooks see many seniors as easy targets. And they say family members are too often the ones exploiting the senior citizens.  

It's a shocking crime that law enforcement says is increasing dramatically as the population ages. The District Attorney says he is looking to start a task force to work only crimes against the elderly...Continue Reading