Nurse arrested on suspicion of credit card theft

MURRIETA (CNS) - A nurse at Temecula Valley Hospital was arrested in Murrieta Friday, Oct. 29, for allegedly stealing credit cards from an elderly patient. Isabel Valdez, 33, was arrested after Riverside County sheriff's investigators served a search warrant at a residence in the 24000 block of Leafwood Drive, according to sheriff's Sgt. Deirdre Vickers. “The suspect, Isabel Valdez, a registered nurse for the Temecula Valley Hospital was arrested for theft by credit card, financial elder abuse, and identity theft,” Vickers said. “Further investigation revealed she acted alone and the hospital was unaware of her actions.” Valdez was booked into the Cois M. Byrd Detention Center in Murrieta with bail set at $140,000, according to sheriff's inmate records. Anyone with info
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