QUAKERTOWN, Pa. -

Police have charged an employee of a Quakertown nursing home with acquisition by misrepresentation.

Kristin Martinelli, 32, of Perkasie, faces charges of misappropriation of patient medications and theft by deception.

According to police, Martinelli was an employee at Belle Haven Nursing Home in the 1300 block of Mill Road at the time that the alleged crimes occurred.