Home Care Worker Accused of Credit Card Theft

A home care worker is accused of stealing her charge’s bank card and using it to make unauthorized purchases.

Southington police said Latoya Credle, 27, of Ansonia, turned herself in Tuesday after learning of a warrant for her arrest.

Police said Credle was employed by the victim as a person caretaker. According to police, Credle took the victim’s bank debit card and make unauthorized purchases totaling $1,131.81.

Police also said there were two “super check advances” from a credit account in the victim’s name. The victim told police she had no knowledge of the account and never had a credit card or checks issued. The check advances totaled $1700.

Credle faces charges of 4th-degree larceny, credit card theft, criminal impersonation and illegal use of a credit card. She was released on a $2,500 bond and expected in Bristol Superior Court on August 1.

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