GARDNERVILLE, CA — A cleaning lady pleaded guilty to theft after she was discovered to have stolen several items from houses she cleaned, according to the Record-Courier
Stacia Boddy, who faces up to five years in prison and a $10,000 fine, stole jewelry while she was contracted to clean houses by Merry Maids
, and then sold the items to a Nevada pawn shop, the story stated.
Boddy claims she stole and pawned the jewelry for money to pay her bills, the story noted.
Boddy said: "I was getting garnished at work. It’s just me and my 5-year-old son."
The jewelry was recovered and returned to its respective owners, the story added.
According to the story, the pawn shop is out the $775 it paid Boddy for the items.