Last updated: May 11. 2014 12:38PM - 2863 Views
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BUTLER TOWNSHIP — A Sugarloaf woman allegedly stole from a patient while employed at Fritzingertown Senior Living Community.

Melissa Funk, 28, was charged via summons with theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property, Butler Township police said Sunday.

According to police, Funk stole $150 in cash and $50 worth of coins from a patient. An internal investigation also revealed the theft of an additional $40 in cash, police said.

The alleged thefts took place in March, according to court documents.

Funk faces a preliminary arraignment and hearing before District Judge Daniel O’Donnell on May 19.

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