Maid, her husband accused of pawning jewelry from San Antonio home

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by Jenny Suniga / KENS 5

khou.com

Posted on December 14, 2012 at 10:33 AM

SAN ANTONIO -- San Antonio police arrested a 53-year old woman and her husband after she was accused of stealing jewelry from the home of her employer.

Cleotilde and Johnie Filoteo were arrested Thursday on theft charges.

According to her arrest warrant, Filoteo worked as a maid and started helping herself to her 84-year-old employer's jewelry collection in October 2011.

Investigators said the victim finally noticed the missing jewelry this past August and called police.

More than $8,000 in jewelrey was reported stolen.

The victim told investigators that Filoteo was the only person who had access to her home.

Police said they used a computer database to determine that Filoteo's husband was pawning the jewelry.

The couple was booked into the Bexar County Jail on $10,000 bond each.

 

 

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