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Police: ALF employee and her relatives stole $62,000 from resident

LARGO — Three people accused of stealing more than $62,000 from an elderly woman living in an assisted living facility were arrested Wednesday.

Markia Vosha Nelson, 23, was working at an assisted living facility when she stole checkbooks for two bank accounts belonging to a woman older than 65 years of age, arrest affidavits show.

Nelson and three of her relatives, including her brother, Marcus Renard Allen, 28, and her husband, Dexter Edward Nelson, 24, cashed 28 checks for $62,129, according to the affidavits.

All three face charges that include grand theft, uttering forged checks and theft from an elderly person.

Nelson and Allen remained at the Pinellas County jail Thursday. Dexter Nelson was released on $10,000 bail.

Police: ALF employee and her relatives stole $62,000 from resident 09/19/13 [Last modified: Monday, October 7, 2013 8:05pm]
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