NORTH SMITHFIELD â€” Local police have charged a worker at Hospice St. Antoine with larceny after investigating reports of jewelry thefts from several residents of the elderly care facility.
Capt. Timothy Lafferty reported Iris Mayorga, 43, of Vine Street, Woonsocket, was charged with one misdemeanor count of larceny under $1,500 in connection with the investigation by members of the detective division. Mayorga was released on a summons to appear in District Court on Sept. 25, Lafferty said. The investigation into the thefts at Hospice St. Antoine is continuing, Lafferty added.
In an unrelated case, police also reported the arrest of Christopher St. Germain, 33, of 6 Lapre Road, on a charge of misdemeanor possession of marijuana. St. Germain was charged after police detectives received information about a marijuana plant growing in the rear of his residence in plain view.
After questioning by detectives, St. Germain was reported to have indicated ownership of the plant. He was released on a summons to appear in District Court to answer the charge, police said.