Housekeeper charged in jewelry theft

A Norwalk woman is facing charges after allegedly stealing high priced jewelry from a home in Westport. Police say Martha Lopez, 57, stole $384,330 worth

Police say Martha Lopez stole $384,330 worth of jewelry from the home where she worked.

Police say Martha Lopez stole $384,330 worth of jewelry from the home where she worked. (9/23/15)

NORWALK - A Norwalk woman is facing charges after allegedly stealing high priced jewelry from a home in Westport.

Police say Martha Lopez, 57, stole $384,330 worth of jewelry from the home she worked at.

Officers say Lopez took 35 items from two safes during a two year period.

They say she then pawned the items.

Police say Lopez had worked for the victim for 18 years.

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