Police: Home health aide stole elderly patient's money, identity

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A home health aide allegedly stole tens of thousands of dollars from an elderly Sands Point woman in her care.

Police say Regine Valery, of Carle Place, charged more than $22,000 of purchases to a 92-year-old woman's credit card without permission. Valery faces grand larceny and identity theft charges.

According to police, the victim's daughter grew suspicious when a package sent to her mother was redirected to a P.O. box in Roosevelt.

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