MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- A Baltimore County woman is accused of taking nearly $14,000 from a resident of a nursing home in Martinsburg while she was employed there, according to Berkeley County Magistrate Court records.
Cathlynn Angela Zimmerman of Parkville, Md., was in Eastern Regional Jail on a $240,000 bond Tuesday evening. Magistrate Harry L. Snow arraigned Zimmerman on 12 counts of forgery and 12 counts of uttering, records show.
Berkeley County Sheriff's Deputy Adam Boothby alleged in a complaint that Zimmerman, 37, took advantage of a resident at Heartland of Martinsburg by using the woman's checkbook for personal financial purposes.
At least seven checks listed in the victim's checkbook register as payments to the nursing home and for phone, cable and ambulance services actually were written to the defendant for amounts greater than $1,000, according to Boothby's complaint.