Home Health Aide Accused of Stealing From Patients

Central Florida 13 news reports that a home health care aide is accused of taking money and personal items from her patients in Lake County. Authorities are now searching for more victims.

Nikita Goodson was arrested Tuesday in Fruitland Park.

Lady Lake police said Goodson stole cash and jewelry from her victims, used credit cards to make online purchases and pawned the victims’ jewelry.

Police said she confessed while serving as a home health care aide at her patients’ home in the Water Oak Subdivision.

Goodson is facing charges of grand theft, fraudulent use of a credit card and dealing in stolen property.

If you think you or someone you know is a victim of Goodson’s, call Lady Lake police at (352) 751-1565 or Crimeline at (800) 423-TIPS (8477).

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