Cops: Delray health aide took hospitalized employer’s jewelry, cash

A Delray Beach woman stole thousands of dollars in cash and jewelry from her 85-year-old employer, including a watch worth $1,150 that the woman’s husband “shoveled snow to get,” police reports show.

Marie Michelle Kernizan, the woman’s health aide, pawned her watch and her 18-karat ring, worth $2,200, while the woman was hospitalized this spring, according to a probable-cause affidavit.

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