Senior Center Worker Charged With Stealing Cash, Jewelry From Elderly


Jeremiah Villanueva, 24, is charged with a felony count of grand theft.

A Boise man is behind bars charged with stealing from a senior center.

Boise police report that a detailed investigation led them to the suspect, who was an employee of the West Boise senior center. Detectives said a string of thefts, including jewelry and thousands of dollars in cash and personal property, targeted elderly residents at the facility.

Acting on a felony warrant Thursday, June 27, police arrested 24-year-old Jeremiah Villanueva of Boise and booked him into the Ada County Jail on a charge of grand theft by possession.