A La Pine man who was assigned by State court, Social Security Administration, and Senior & Disabled services to act as a conservator of finances for numerous senior and disabled citizens throughout Central Oregon has been arrested on 65 counts of theft and criminal mistreatment.
Oliver Lee Trussell, 59, was arrested at the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office substation in La Pine on July 4 about 11:30 a.m., Sgt. Scott Beard reported. Trussell had been under investigation since November, 2005.
|Oliver Lee Trussell - DCJ photo |
He was charged with three counts of first-degree aggravated theft, 14 counts of first-degree theft, 13 counts of second-degree theft, 3 counts of third-degree theft, and 32 counts of first-degree criminal mistreatment, Beard said.
The investigation is continuing.