Mt. Pleasant woman sentenced to five years for $400,000 theft

A Mt. Pleasant woman will spend 5 years in jail for stealing from a man who was in her care.

54-year-old Kelli Rae Smith was appointed to be her brother-in-law's guardian by the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Court in 2006.

Prosecutors say Smith abused her position and stole more then $400,000 from the victim between 2007 and 2010.