Sheriff warns of man targeting elderly

Montgomery County Sheriff (Photo/WDTN Staff)

LEBANON, Ohio (WDTN) – The Warren County Sheriff is warning residents of a “scam” targeting the elderly.

The sheriff’s office was recently contacted by an elderly resident who said he received a call from a man claiming to be from the Warren County Probate Court.

The caller said he wanted to come to the resident’s home to help him with his finances.

A man did show up at the house that deputies describe as a middle aged, white male, with short salt and pepper hair. He was driving a white Cadillac.

The sheriff advises anyone receiving calls or visits from any person identifying them as a representative of the Warren County Probate Court to contact their local law enforcement agency.

Anyone with information about this suspect is encouraged to contact the sheriff’s office at 513 695-1280. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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