Man accused of stealing $100K from blind mother, spends it all at casino

Klamath County Jail

Deputies say a man stole more than $100,000 from his blind, elderly mother and spent it all at a casino.

According to court documents obtained by KATU News, 55-year-old Richard Dean Barney tricked his mother into signing several checks throughout 2017. All of the money was spent at casinos.

Barney is facing theft and criminal mistreatment charges.