Personal Care Attendant Accused of Stealing Guitars from Client in Southington

A personal care attendant is accused of stealing electric guitars worth $1,800 from a client in Southington. 

The victim went to police on Sept. 28 and reported that several items and case has been stolen from his home over the last month. 

He said he hired 54-year-old Barbara Jean Nolan, of Southington, as a personal care attendant and she was behaving suspiciously during the times of the alleged thefts. 

Police said Nolan is accused of stealing two electric guitars from the victim and selling them at a local music shop. 

They also said it appears that once she realized that police were investigating, Nolan went back to the music shop, bought the guitars and returned them to the victim. 

Police took Nolan into custody on Dec. 2. She was charged with larceny in the fourth degree and was released on a $5,000 non-surety bond. 

She is due back in court on Jan. 19, according to the online court docket

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