Housecleaner Accused Of Stealing From Several Clients


UPDATED: Friday July 22, 2011 7:21 PM

Police said on Friday that a housecleaner who was accused of stealing from a client may have also struck other homes.

Tasha Shiflet, who has cleaned houses for several years for Molly Maids, allegedly stole jewelry from a client who lives in Worthington, 10TV's Andy Hirsch reported.

Worthington police Detective Emily Mowry said that the victim lost about $9,000 in a theft.  According to Mowry, another homeowner in Upper Arlington reported missing at least $11,000 worth of items.

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Investigators were convinced that there were more victims. They said Shiflet, 22, made frequent stops at at least two pawn shops along Parsons Avenue as many as two or three times a week.

Molly Maids said this was the first time one of its employees had been charged with receiving stolen property and were cooperating with police.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call their local police department and if you think you have also been victimized by Shiflet, call the Molly Maids franchise involved at 614-453-1111.

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