Home aide allegedly steals thousands from her patient

Police say 52-year-old Sharon Ellis was working as a home aid in Rockland County when she stole blank checks from her elderly patient.

Police say 52-year-old Sharon Ellis was working as a home aid in Rockland County when she stole blank checks from her elderly patient. (3/28/15)

THE BRONX - A Bronx woman is accused of cashing a number of blank checks that didn't belong to her.

Police say 52-year-old Sharon Ellis was working as a home aide in Rockland County when she stole blank checks from her elderly patient.

Authorities say Ellis stole more than $36,000.

Ellis is facing charges of grand larceny, possession of a forged instrument and petit larceny.

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