Nursing Home Thief
A Baker County Florida Woman is Accused of Stealing Thousands of Dollars From Residents at a Nursing Home.
Baker County, Florida Sheriff Joey Dobson said, AIn the past nine months, a woman by the name of Katherine Dupree, age 35, allegedly stole more than $200,000.00 from the senior citizens at the W. Frank Wells Nursing Home.@ Sheriff Dobson said that Ms Dupree, who apparently worked at the nursing home, took checks that were written to the facility to go into the patients= trust accounts to pay for their services and instead of transferring the funds, wrote the checks to herself. Apparently, Dupree stole a total of $211,000.00 by writing herself a number of checks ranging from $300.00 to $1,700.00 apiece. Dupree is charged with three counts of felony grand larceny, passing stolen checks and forgery. She is currently being held in the Baker County, Florida jail without bond.