Nurse Employed at Plainview Hospital Arrested for Stealing Patient Credit Cards and in Possession of Controlled Substance

Written by Long Island News & PR  |  03. January 2017

Plainview, NY - December 31, 2016 - Second Squad detectives report the details of an arrest for grand larceny that occurred in Plainview on Thursday, 12/29/16 at 7:00 A.M.

According to detectives, Renee Caporale, 39, of Oakdale, while employed as a nurse at Plainview Hospital located at 888 Old Country Rd., removed credit cards from a male patient’s wallet, which was in the closet of his hospital room.  The defendant then used these cards to make several purchases.  The victim received fraud alerts from the credit card companies.  The defendant was identified through video surveillance. 

Second Squad detectives arrested Caporale on Friday, 12/30/16 at Plainview Hospital. At the time of her arrest, the defendant was found to be in possession of Cocaine, Oxycodone and Suboxone.  She is being charged with two counts of Grand Larceny 4th Degree, Criminal Possession Controlled Substance 7th Degree, and will be arraigned on Saturday, 12/31/16 in First District Court, Hempstead.

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