Karen Schuler stole thousands from elderly man in her care, police say

Posted: 5:35 PM EDT Sep 05, 2013   Updated: 6:37 PM EDT Sep 05, 2013

A woman is facing charges in connection with the theft of $80,000 from an elderly man in her care.

Karen Schuler wrote more than 400 checks for herself from the account of a man she was taking care of, authorities said.

Authorities said the thefts happened between October of 2008 and February of 2012.

Schuler, 54, of Richmond Twp., Berks Co., has been charged with theft and related offenses.