Nursing Home Worker Steals $22,000 In Jewelry From Patients

A nursing home employee has been charged on five counts of theft for stealing jewelry from patients. The value of the stolen jewelry amounts to $22,000. The caregiver slipped the jewelry off the patients while they were sleeping. She was at the facility as a medical technician to help patients with daily activities.

The nursing home worker was caught in the act after stealing several pieces of jewelry when a patient woke up to the employee pulling a diamond ring off her finger.  Police located the jewelry after it was pawned for money.  For more, read the story.


Robert W. Carter, Jr. is a Virginia attorney whose law practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.

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