A Winfield couple has been arrested in Marion County and charged with the Financial Exploitation of the Elderly. Taken into custody yesterday were 28 year old Ashley Suzette Bourland Watkins:
and 46 year old Melvin William Watkins:
Both were also charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
M. Watkins lived in Florence at one time and has previous arrests on numerous charges including Burglary. A. Watkins has a previous Domestic Violence – Assault charge. Both remain in the Marion County Jail as of Wednesday.