Live-in care provider arrested for thefts

Crime 100By Staff

January 24th, 2018



Between December 2017 and January 4th 2018, cash and property was stolen from the residents of a home in the City of Burlington. The accused was the live-in care provider for one of the elderly residents.

The accused is Charmain Bibiana PETER (55 years old) from Saint Lucia.

Charged with; Theft Over $5000, three counts of Theft Under $5000, Possession of property obtained by crime and Uttering threats.

The accused was arrested and some of the property was recovered.

Police are advising Halton residents to ensure that they conduct screening process for hiring Live-in care providers and care providers entering their home. If you hire them privately; ensure they are entitled to work in Canada with a Social Insurance number, conduct reference checks, and ask questions about their qualifications for the services they are going to be providing.

Another method to ensure your safety and that you receive the professional care you are contracting for is to hire a registered and licenced Personal Support Worker. (PSW).

More information available at: Personal Support Worker Association –

A resource and questions you should ask of your care provider: Home Care Ontario:


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