Home health care worker faces theft of elderly charge

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HOUSTON - A home health care worker faces charges after police said she stole from a senior citizen.

Officials say Sherry Renee Shepard, 20, stole two rings from the woman she was working for at a residence on Westbrae Parkway. The rings were valued at $1,900.

Police says a receipt showed Shepard sold the rings at a pawn shop in east Houston.

Houston police say Shepard is charged with theft from an elderly person.

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