RANDOLPH, Mass. – A Weymouth woman faces charges of robberies at a care home in Randolph, and police say she is behind robberies at other establishments in the area.
Anne Fleurant, 36, was charged with impersonation, receiving a stolen credit card and misusing a credit card at Randolph. Police in that town said additional charges were expected as it is being investigated for similar thefts in Cohasset, Weymouth and Quincy.
Police began investigating missing belongings at a senior living and independent residence in Randolph on March 22, when a person reported jewelry missing an hour after Fleurant left his apartment, police say. This person also reported a missing credit card that had been used at a liquor store and a Macy’s at the South Shore Plaza in Braintree, police said.
According to police, Fleurant was a home health aide and stole from residences where she worked, as well as those where she did not work. In some cases, she posed as an insurance company employee or hospice worker to enter people’s homes, police said.
Items stolen included jewelry, designer handbags, credit cards, checks, cash and other valuables. According to the police, many of the victims suffer from dementia.
Police arrested Fleurant on March 29. During a search of his home and car, investigators found personal checks from three different people, which had been removed from the backs of their checkbooks, a “large amount” of jewelry, business identification cards from about 12 people. health care agencies and designer handbags from Coach, Louis Vuitton and Guess, according to police.
Police say they also found items and receipts of purchases made with stolen credit cards.
“This was a diligent and thorough investigation by Randolph Police Detectives and our law enforcement partners in nearby communities, which resulted in an arrest and the recovery of numerous items from valuable and sentimental that have been taken from people’s homes,” Randolph Police Chief Anthony Marag said. . “We encourage anyone who believes they may be a victim or who has noticed jewelry or other valuables missing in similar circumstances to contact the Randolph Police Department. It is clear that many of the items recovered are unique, personalized and meaningful, and we hope to be able to return the items to their rightful owners.
Police have seized dozens of valuables and are looking for their owners. They say the investigation uncovered victims in Randolph, Quincy, Braintree, Weymouth, Cohasset and Westwood, and others may not know they are victims.
These elements include:
- A charm with the name “Kim” inside
- A ceramic jewelry container with a woman holding a heart on top that reads “love, sincere and true” inside
- A gold baby shoe pendant on an engraved “EPHRATA” clasp on the bottom of the shoe
- A teddy bear pendant with “HH” on it
- A penguin pendant with diamonds on it
- A ring with three stones set
- Gucci eyeglasses with gold frame in a floral soft glass case
- A ceramic apple with “Vision Inspiration Accomplishment” engraved on it
- A gold colored oval jewelry box with a painted top, which is the image of a yellow building and the words “ASSIS-BASILICA DI S. FRANCESCO”
- A white pendant with a gold letter “J” in a Lander jewelry box
- A gold bracelet with the name “Vannie” engraved on it
- President’s Volunteer Service Award Gold Coin
- A snake necklace with diamonds
- Coach bracelet, necklace and earrings assorted aqua and silver
- Matching necklace, ring, earrings and bracelet with hearts in cloudy blue color
- A translucent plastic compartment containing numerous men’s rings, one of which is stamped “United States of America 1874”
- A bracelet with a starfish by the clasp and a heart pendant with “Emma” engraved on it
- A bracelet with multicolored beads, an engraved “grandchildren” silver heart pendant and an engraved “friends forever” heart
- A gold pendant with a chain attached to a skeleton key
- Small jewelry pendants featuring a snowman face with a top hat, two Christmas wreaths and two Christmas trees
- A small collection of foreign currencies, including Dinara (Yugoslavia), Schilling (Austria), Bolivares (Venezuela), Rupees (India), Pounds (Scotland) and Lira (India)
- Jewelry, including rings, necklaces and bracelets. In total, the Randolph Police Department has about 50 jewels.
The Randolph Police Department is looking to identify other victims and has photographs of the seized jewelry and other items available for viewing. Anyone with information about the items or who believes they may be a victim is asked to call the Randolph Police Department at 781-963-1212 and ask for Detective Marc Abramson (ext. 135) or Detective Christopher Jones (ext. 122 ).
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