PEORIA, AZ — A house cleaner was caught stealing a diamond ring from a customer that is worth nearly $90,000
Peoria police report that on December 26 a woman discovered her diamond ring was stolen from her home, near 91st Avenue and Union Hills Drive.
Police say the platinum ring was appraised at $88,000.
The victim called her house cleaner, 51-year-old Martha Escobedo, who allegedly admitted to taking the ring.
Escobedo later returned the ring to the victim and wrote a confession letter, according to police.
Court documents show that Escobedo has been cleaning homes for 25 years.
She has been charged with theft.