LANCASTER – A Lancaster County man is charged with stealing nearly $250,000 from his mother while serving as power of attorney when she was in a Lititz assisted-living community. 57-year-old Jeffrey Weit of East Hempfield Township made 237 transactions from his mother’s account, since 2013, which police determined were for his personal use. He continued making withdrawals from his mother’s account even after her death in February 2019. Weit is charged with two counts of felony theft, He was arraigned and a judge set bail at $200,000.

JEFFREY WEIT