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Eastern Lincoln County housekeeper charged with theft from employer

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LINCOLNTON, NC (WBTV) -

The housekeeper at a Hager's Ferry Road home has been charged with stealing thousands of dollars worth of jewelry from her employer.

Lincoln County Sheriff's Office Detective Don Mauldin charged Mubeen Khan Davis, 53, of 16916 Stinson Avenue, Huntersville, NC with one felony charge each of larceny and possession of stolen goods.  Davis was arrested Tuesday afternoon and placed in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center where she remains under a $15,000 secured bond.

The victim, who lives in the 8800 block of Hager's Ferry Road,  discovered the missing jewelry on May 31, 2012 but didn't file a report with the Sheriff's Office until June 23, 2012.  The missing items included rings, necklaces, earrings, and a silver utensil set.  The only item recovered during the investigation was a Rolex watch valued at approximately $10,000.   The items were allegedly sold to a jewelry store in Huntersville.  The warrant lists the value of the items at more than $36,000.  

The victim told Detective Mauldin that Ms. Davis had been employed as a housekeeper for more than 14 years.  Davis is also under investigation for similar incidents in Huntersville and Cornelius.

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