DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (CBSMiami/AP) — Delray Beach police said a Boynton Beach nurse stole cash and a credit card from an 87-year-old patient’s wife and used it to put down a payment on a Jeep.
Timothy Fenster, 21, an employee at a local nursing company, was hired in late November to provide in-home nursing care to the couple in Delray Beach. The patient died away a few days later, police said.READ MORE: New Surveillance Cameras Set Up Around South Beach
A short time later they patient’s wife noticed $107 was missing from her drawer, and she was also missing her credit card. She called the police.
The South Florida SunSentinel reported the woman’s credit card statement showed charges at Walmart, McDonald’s and a local car dealership. An employee at the dealership told police that Fenster used the same credit card to put $1,000 toward a down payment on a Jeep, police said.READ MORE: Oakland Park Home Catches Fire After Possibly Being Struck By Lightning
Fenster was arrested on Friday, and faces charges of grand theft from a person 65 or older, theft of a credit card and illegal use of credit cards to obtain goods. He could face additional charges, police said.
A lawyer wasn’t listed on jail records.MORE NEWS: Ex-Wife Of Palm Beach County Publix Shooter Timothy Wall Frustrated With PBSO Sheriff
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