MARSHALL COUNTY, OK -- A Marshall County caretaker is behind bars accused of abusing her own grandparents.
Tammy Goodwin Jones was arrested yesterday on charges of abuse by caretaker and unauthorized use of a vehicle.
Marshall County Sheriff Ed Kent" says Jones cared for her grandparents from May to July, during which time she financially exploited them and stole their car.
Kent says the elderly couple was also not being properly fed.
He says elder abuse is a growing problem not only in Marshall county but nationally.