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Home Health Aide Accused Of Pawning Stolen Jewelry From Patient

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Melissa Haugh, 26, is accused of pawning stolen property from an elderly woman she was caring for. (Hammonton Police Department) Melissa Haugh, 26, is accused of pawning stolen property from an elderly woman she was caring for. (Hammonton Police Department)
HAMMONTON, N.J. -

Police in Hammonton say they have arrested a home health aide for allegedly attempting to pawn stolen jewelry from the home of an elderly woman she was caring for.

Police say the investigation started Monday in Egg harbor Township, when investigators found several "suspicious" pawn slips for jewelry items that were sold over the last week.

Upon further investigation, police determined the seller was a home health aide for an elderly Hammonton woman.

Hammonton Police picked up the investigation from there and later found their suspect.

Police say they have arrested Melissa Haugh, 26, of Little Egg Harbor Township.

Haugh now faces theft, drug and stolen property charges.

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