Ex-care worker gets prison for stealing from patient

2013-05-06T17:01:00Z 2013-05-07T08:14:33Z Ex-care worker gets prison for stealing from patientArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
May 06, 2013 5:01 pm  • 

Lisa Marie Boone-Scott, a former employee of a Marana adult-care home, was sentenced to 2ƒ years in prison for forging checks belonging to a 91-year-old patient.

Boone-Scott, 48, pleaded guilty to one count of forgery in February.

She forged two checks totaling $1,666 and made five unauthorized ATM withdrawals from the victim’s account for a total of $2,500, according to court documents.

Boone-Scott was convicted of a similar offense in Yuma and served time in prison in California.

Boone-Scott could have received probation, however Pima County Superior Court Judge Paul Tang said that would not be appropriate given the similarities of the offenses.

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