Maybe this mom ought to be tried by a military tribunal.
Paula Barker, 43, the Ormond Beach mom of Chadwick Barker, a Marine, is accused of taking money from her own son's bank account while he was deployed in Afghanistan, according to a news release from the Volusia County's Sheriff's Office.
Details of the release:
When the son had returned from Afghanistan in September 2011he discovered about $4,000 was missing from his bank account.
He told a Volusia deputy that he believed his mother had his account information and dipped into his money while he had been deployed.
Investigators found that Paula Barker had used the account to buy an airplane ticket and to send cash to herself through Western Union.
Enough evidence was gathered during the investigation for a judge to sign the arrest warrant on Tuesday.
Get the DUHtails from news release from the Volusia County's Sheriff's Office.
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