Caretaker charged with stealing $10,000 in jewelry from elderly patient

Cassandra Behel (Source: Florence Police)
Cassandra Behel (Source: Florence Police)

FLORENCE, AL (WAFF) - A Florence home health care provider is behind bars charged with stealing from the elderly woman she cared for.

Police said 24-year-old Cassandra Behel of Florence stole $10,000 in jewelry from an elderly woman.

Investigators said Behel stole two bracelets off the woman's wrist while she was sleeping and then sold them at a pawn shop.

Behel was arrested and charged with theft first degree.

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