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Home Healthcare Aide Arrested For Allegedly Using Client's Credit Cards, Checks

Town of Poughkeepsie police arrested a home health aide for allegedly using client's credit cards/checks.
Town of Poughkeepsie police arrested a home health aide for allegedly using client's credit cards/checks. Photo Credit: Town of Poughkeepsie Police

A home healthcare aide was arrested for allegedly making numerous unauthorized charges to a credit card of a person she cared for, in addition to using the victim's checks.

Renee T. Middleton, 38, of Poughkeepsie, was arrested on Tuesday, Sept. 24, and charged with grand larceny in connection with the crimes, said Town of Poughkeepsie Police Capt. Michael O’Dowd.

The thefts were discovered after the client made a complaint that Middleton had made numerous unauthorized charges on a credit card and made unauthorized purchases using the victim's checks, O'Dowd said.

Middleton was released on an appearance ticket and is due back in Town of Poughkeepsie Court on Tuesday, Oct. 8.

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