From WAFF 48 News
Thursday, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall announced Limestone County Judge Douglas Patterson is charged with stealing from an incapacitated elderly man.
Marshall alleges Patterson stole “$47,800 for his own personal use.”
The press release from Marshall’s office states “Patterson became [the man’s] conservator in March 2010. [The man], who is now deceased, was an incapacitated senior living in a Limestone County nursing home for military veterans. At the time Patterson became his conservator, his account had over $43,000. By December 2016, the account had less than $200…”