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Caretaker Accused Of Stealing From Elderly Couples In Ventura County

Posted on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 6:04pm

A San Fernando Valley woman has been arrested after authorities say she stole thousands of dollars worth of jewelry from an elderly couple under her care in Ventura County.

40 year old Maria Sanchez of Northridge is accused of taking more than $8,000 worth of items from a Thousand Oaks couple.

As Ventura County Sheriff’s detectives continued to investigate, they say they discovered Sanchez had stolen more than $20,000 worth of items from another couple, and sold them at a San Fernando Valley pawn shop.

She was arrested on several felony theft charges.

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