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Contract cleaner accused of stealing from Sandy-damaged home

January 14, 2013

BRICK, NJ — Police are searching for a contract cleaner they believe stole more than $7,000 in jewelry and other property from a home damaged by Superstorm Sandy, according to The Star-Ledger.

jamar jenkinsJamar Jenkins, 22, was working for PuroClean, a franchise that cleans damaged properties, back in November when the theft allegedly occurred, the article stated.

According to the article, the homeowner reported several items missing to the police, including a 14-carat diamond ring and an iPad on November 21.

The homeowner found additional pieces of jewelry and other items missing from her home after the initial report was made to police, the article noted.

After an investigation, police have charged Jenkins with theft and a $20,000 warrant has been issued for his arrest, the article added.

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