Woman accused of stealing from nursing home residents in custody

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(WBRE/WYOU) — A woman accused of stealing from nursing home residents in Luzerne County is now in police custody.

Police arrested Marlena Rejniak Wednesday on theft-related offenses. We told you Tuesday that someone had been stealing from senior residents of Kingston Manor Personal Care Center in Kingston and Highland Park Senior Living in Wilkes-Barre Township.

Rejniak, a former employee at one of the facilities, was recently caught stealing $500 from the room of a deceased patient. Police found Rejniak hiding at her home on West Main Street in Nanticoke.

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