MIRAMAR, Fla. (WTXL) — Police in South Florida arrested a woman who stole more than $25,000 in jewelry from the home of an 81-year-old South Florida widow.
The woman and her partner claimed to work for Florida Power & Light. Miramar police say they went to Diane Reeves' home on June 25 and lured her into the backyard, claiming they needed to move a water meter.
While she was outside the house, the pair stole the jewelry. Police arrested 49-year-old Rachel Demetrio Thursday on charges that include burglary and grand theft from a person 65 or older.
Her partner is still being sought, police said.