PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (WSAZ) -- An employee at a nursing home in Wheelersburg, Ohio has been arrested and charged with taking money from a patient.
The Scioto County Sheriff says Amanda MCalister, 34, of New Boston, is charged with one count of theft from the elderly.
Sheriff Marty Donini says his office received a report from a family member who said that her father had money missing from his room on two separate occasions.
Sheriff Donini says during the investigation, detectives were able to identify a nurse’s aid as a possible suspect.
Following an interview with investigators, MCalister was charged with the theft.
She is being held in the Scioto County Jail without bond pending her arraignment.