Police: Home-health aide stole $3K in jewelry

A home-health aide is accused of stealing thousands of dollars' worth of jewelry from a woman whom she was supposed to be helping. Melissa Acevedo, 27, of Selden, appeared in court Wednesday. Police

News 12 Staff

Jun 3, 2015, 9:17 PM

Updated 3,298 days ago

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A home-health aide is accused of stealing thousands of dollars' worth of jewelry from a woman whom she was supposed to be helping.
Melissa Acevedo, 27, of Selden, appeared in court Wednesday. Police say she stole more than $3,000 in jewelry from the 74-year-old woman's Coram home two times in May.
Acevedo was employed by Visiting Nurse Service & Hospice of Suffolk at the time of the alleged thefts, which the victim had reported to police.


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