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PD: Housekeeper accused of stealing $400,000 in jewelry

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Martha Lopez (Westport Police) Martha Lopez (Westport Police)
WESTPORT, CT (WFSB) -

A housekeeper is facing charges after police said she is being accused of stealing nearly $400,000 in jewelry from the people she worked for.

Police said 57-year-old Martha Lopez allegedly stole at least 35 pieces of jewelry from a home in Westport.

During the investigation, officers learned that Lopez had used “safe codes” she stole from the victim’s day planner.

Lopez had worked at the home for more than 18 years.

She is expected to appear in court next month.

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