Cleaning Ladies in Monsey Stealing Jewelry


monseyJane Lerner of The Journal News reports: Police are trying to identify a group of cleaning women whom they’d like to talk to about some recent jewelry thefts.At least five women are wanted for questioning in connection with thefts of jewelry from homes in the Monsey area, Ramapo police Lt. Brad Weidel said yetserday.

Homeowners have reported to police that they noticed jewelry was missing soon after their homes were cleaned by women they hired, Weidel said.

Numerous cases of thefts have been reported over the past two months, he said.

“It’s possible that there are a lot more victims out there,” Weidel said.

Investigators were able to get pictures of the women, but they do not know their real names or where they live.

“We’re hoping that there are people out there who can identify them,” Weidel said.

Investigators think that they women know each other. All were hired by homeowners in the Monsey area after they were referred by friends.

“Unbeknownst to them, there is a possibility that they people their friends are referring to clean their homes are actually committing thefts,” Weidel said.

The women are of varying ages and all are described as Spanish-speaking, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Ramapo police at 845-357-2400.

{The Journal News/ Newscenter}


  1. Always during their holiday season they are looking for cratzmach gifts and the rash of thefts is higher than usual! Be extra vigilant or do without cleaning help until their holiday season is over! This gives a new meaning to the First Mishna in Avoda Zarah that says 3 days before…