Home Health Care Aide Caught Red Handed in Sting Operation
SPRING HILL – A home health care aide is charged with grand theft after an elderly couple noticed a large sum of money missing from their home.
Officials Say 38-year-old Shamelia Douglas stole a large sum of money from an elderly woman and her husband on more than one occasion.
In an effort to catch Douglas in the act, Detectives with the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office placed a large sum of money in the residence and waited outside for Douglas to exit. When she did, Detectives discovered Douglas in possession of the marked cash and she was taken into custody.
Douglas admitted to stealing money from the couple on three separate occasions, due to having “money problems.”
Douglas is charged with 2-counts of Grand Theft from a person over the age of 65 and Grand Theft from the Sheriff’s Office.
Douglas is currently held on a $22,000 bond.
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. ™2013 – 2018 RNRF Incorporated.