Nurse’s Aide Steals From Alzheimer’s Patient

Theft from Dementia ResidentLatoya Johnson, a nurse’s aide at an Elmhurst, Illinois senior care center was convicted by a DuPage County judge of stealing from an elderly Alzheimer’s patient at the facility where she worked.  Consequently, Ms. Johnson was sentenced to six months in jail.  According to Assistant State’s Attorney Mary Cronin, Ms. Johnson stole $18,000 from the patient after obtaining the bank account and bank routing number.  A family member of the nursing home

A family member of the nursing home resident, discovered the theft and reported it to authorities. In addition to the jail time, the 26-year-old Johnson also received nine months of work release, 300 hours of community service and four years of probation and to pay restitution.

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