Crime: Additional Charges Laid Against Personal Support Worker

Crime 100By Staff

January 26th, 2019



One of two Personal Support Workers arrested in October 2018 for fraud related offences against an elderly person now faces additional charges after two additional victims came forward.

These newly reported incidents occurred between June 2018 and July 2018.

It is alleged the accused used one victim’s credit card for four purchases and had stolen items from their residence.

The second victim had cash and a ring stolen from their residence while the accused was employed there.

Sarah Taylor Mackenzie (26 yrs) of Burlington was arrested and held for bail charged with the following additional offences:

• Fraud Under $5000
• Theft Under $5000 (two counts)
• Unauthorized use of credit card data.

Prevention Tip: Halton Residents who have Personal Support Workers into their homes should be aware of their Personal Support Worker’s identity, and have a detailed schedule from the agency providing care and, all valuables and financial items should be properly secured.

Halton Police contact: Detective Constable Derek Gray of the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau – Seniors Liaison Team at 905-825-4747 ext. 2344.

Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers “See Something? Hear Something? Know Something? Contact Crime Stoppers” at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at

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Persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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