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Police: Housekeeper Stole More Than $42,000 in Cash, Jewelry

The defendant allegedly stole from multiple houses in the Five Towns.

Police: Housekeeper Stole More Than $42,000 in Cash, Jewelry

A Far Rockaway woman was arrested Monday after she allegedly stole more than $42,000 worth of cash, jewelry and silverware from multiple houses in the Five Towns from January 2011 through June 16, 2012.

According to Nassau County detectives, the defendant, Osmina Guzman, 45, while employed as a housekeeper for a Lark Court residence in Woodmere, removed approximately $10,000 worth of jewelry and silverware.

During the arrest investigation and processing of the defendant, it was revealed that while employed as a housekeeper for two other residences — one on Arlington Road in Cedarhurst and another on Howard Avenue in Woodmere — Guzman also stole jewelry and cash totaling more than $32,000, police said.

Guzman is charged with three counts of grand larceny in the third degree and will be arraigned on Tuesday at First District Court in Hempstead.

The arrest information was supplied by the Nassau County Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

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