Caretaker accused of stealing thousands of dollars in jewelry from homes

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif.

Sanchez targeted elderly victims who had hired her as a caretaker. In both cases, the 40-year-old sold the property to a pawnshop in the San Fernando Valley.

Sanchez was booked into the Ventura County Jail on several felony counts of theft.

The investigation is ongoing and additional charges may be filed.

If you hired Sanchez as a caretaker and believe you were a victim of a crime, you're urged to contact Detective Jerin Widofsky at (805) 494-8221.

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