Housekeeper from Shelby Township accused of stealing jewerly, attempting to cash forged check

Posted: 7:07 AM, Jul 29, 2016
Updated: 2016-07-29 13:40:51Z

A woman from Shelby Township is accused of ripping off a homeowner.

Bloomfield Township police say Stephanie Dzieszkowski attempted to cash a forged check on the victim's account and stole more than $13,000 worth of jewelry from the victim's home while she worked there as a housekeeper. 

Most of the jewelry was recovered at area pawn shops, according to police. 

The 26-year-old was arrested by Bloomfield Township police officers on July 21 and later arraigned on two felony charges.