Healthcare worker charged with theft from assisted living facility

Posted at 1:42 PM, Sep 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-26 13:48:45-04

HANOVER, Va. – A healthcare worker has been charged with stealing from an assisted living facility, according to Hanover investigators.

Tyra Latrice Smith, 29, of Richmond, was arrested and charged with four counts of Grand Larceny.

These larcenies were reported to the Sheriff’s Office in May, July and August 2016.

Smith was employed with a home healthcare agency to assist the elderly victim at a private residence from January through March 2016.

Smith was also found to be an employee at an assisted living facility where additional larcenies were reported in July and August. Smith was arrested for these crimes and charged with four counts of Grand Larceny.

Anyone with further information about these, or any other incidents, is asked to contact the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at (804) 365-6140 or the Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637 (CRIMES), using the keyword “iTip” followed by their tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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