Woman allegedly stole $32K from elderly couple she was caring for
PORT LEYDEN, New York (WWNY) - A home health aid is accused of stealing more than $32,000 from an elderly couple she was caring for.
The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office arrested 35-year-old Stacy Dixon of Port Leyden after a nearly yearlong investigation.
Officials allege Dixon used the couple’s credit card, cashed forged checks from their checking account, and received checks from the account that she wasn’t entitled to.
In 8 months, the couple lost $32,500.
Dixon was charged with felony counts of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and third-degree grand larceny.
She was arraigned in New Bremen Town Court and released.
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