Housekeeper accused of stealing $36K of jewelry from employer

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LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. - A housekeeper is accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of jewelry from her employer, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said.

The victim reported several items missing, including rings, necklaces, earrings and a silver utensil set, investigators said. A warrant lists the value of the items at more than $36,000, the Sheriff’s Office said.    

Mubeen Davis, 53, was charged with one felony charge each of larceny and possession of stolen goods. Davis was arrested Tuesday, officials said.

The Sheriff’s Office said the only item recovered during the investigation was a Rolex watch valued at approximately $10,000.   The items were allegedly sold to a jewelry store in Huntersville, according to investigators.

According to a statement from the Cornelius Police Department, Davis is also wanted in connection to a crime there. 

Police said a woman told them jewelry was missing from her home and she thought her housekeeper, Davis, was at fault. Cornelius police arrested Davis on June 19, and charged her with felony larceny. 

She was taken to the Mecklenburg County Jail and later released on a $2,500 bond, police said. 

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Cornelius Police Detectives at 704-892-7773.