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Police: House cleaner arrested after stealing from clients

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Mug Shot: Michelle Elaine Droz Mug Shot: Michelle Elaine Droz
Recovered stolen jewelry (Photo: Beaverton PD) Recovered stolen jewelry (Photo: Beaverton PD)
Recovered stolen jewelry (Photo: Beaverton PD) Recovered stolen jewelry (Photo: Beaverton PD)
BEAVERTON, OR (KPTV) -

Police say an employee of Alliance Cleaning Services was arrested Tuesday after stealing jewelry from one of her clients.

Michelle Droz, 48, was charged with burglary in the first degree and theft in the first degree.

Police reported that the victim told an officer that she received a call from the owner of Alliance Cleaning warning her that she might have had jewelry stolen from her. 

After finding missing items, the victim then called police.

Beaverton Police checked pawn history that showed Droz had pawned an overwhelming amount of items as far back as 2013.

An officer was able to locate 13 items that had been pawned by Droz, and the items had not been melted down yet.

Through police investigation, six victims in Beaverton were located and at least one more in Washington County.

Beaverton Police believe that there might be more victims. If Michelle Droz cleaned your house and you are missing jewelry, please call Beaverton police at (503) 629-0111 with the case number 15-2580945.

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