On 01/10/2017 officers of the Rehoboth Police Department investigated a report of a theft of approximately $4000.00 from a  home on Gorham St.

On 01/11/2017 officers of the Rehoboth Police Department returned to the Gorham St. address at the request of the victim of the previous days crime. Upon arrival at the scene the victim stated that their babysitter arrived and was trying to return the money that she had stolen the day before.  Officers identified the suspect and after a brief investigation arrested the babysitter. There was also approximately $2,594.00 in cash that was recovered.

The suspect was identified as Michelle O’Kane of Baker St. in Bristol, R.I. After her arrest on the charge of Larceny Over $250.00 she was transported to the Rehoboth Police station for booking and was later released on personal recognizance.  She is scheduled to appear in Taunton District Court on January 12, 2017 for arraignment.