A Northeast Iowa caregiver has been arrested for allegedly stealing from her handicapped client.

At about 2:45pm Wednesday (March 7), the Fayette County Sheriff's Office got a report of a person who was stealing from a rural residence near Hawkeye.

When responding deputies arrived, they learned that 54 year old Janell Ann Bergman of Maynard, an employee of Quality Choices Incorporated in Oelwein, was in a home, caring for a handicapped person.

Bergman was arrested and charged with Theft in the 5th Degree.

Bergman was held in jail until her initial court appearance.