GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - A woman has admitted to stealing from the 91-year-old Lowell woman for whom she was acting as a volunteer caregiver.
Tracy Mata pleaded guilty Tuesday to larceny in a building. As part of a plea agreement with prosecutors, one count of larceny from a person was dismissed.
Dorothy Preblo if Lowell -- the 91-year-old for whom Mata was a volunteer caregiver -- said she caught Mata stealing from her purse on hidden camera.
If Mata had refused to take the deal that prosecutors offered her in August, she could have faced three more counts of larceny in a building or one count of embezzlement from a vulnerable adult.
Sentencing is scheduled from Dec. 5. Mata is expected to be ordered to pay restitution, which in August appeared to be about $2,000.
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