Nursing Home Staffer Arrested

A discrepancy in several patients’ trust funds was reported to the Dade City Police by the Heritage Park Nursing Home administrator. Detectives found nearly $4000 missing from four female residents.

Their investigation led to the arrest of Janice Lynn Smith on charges she stole from the residents whose ages are 85,86, 90 and 101.

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Nursing Home Staffer Arrested for Draining Funds From Elderly Residents

3 Responses to “Nursing Home Staffer Arrested”

  1. Mark Says:

    >When facility staff steal from the patients, they should suffer a stiffer punishment because of betraying the public trust.

  2. Dianna Says:

    >My Grandma has her wedding rings stolen off of her hands the first night she was in a facility. Her fingers where all black and blue where the perp had tried to get them faster.

  3. Lou Says:

    >Florida is surrently rampid with crime against the vulnerable. There is currently no protection… none. You may be hoodwinked to believe a guardianship can help but with no accountability of "court appointed guardians" they are no different than a dishonest family members or staff at the nursing home except… the "court appointed guardians" have a license to steal.

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