Hotel maid accused of cleaning out guest's jewelry

Henrietta Aguilar, 41, charged with theft

SAN ANTONIO – A 41-year-old woman identified as Henrietta Aguilar is accused of stealing jewelry from a guest at a hotel where she worked as a maid.

An arrest warrant affidavit stated that a woman reported the theft of two pieces of jewelry on May 10, saying that the items had disappeared from her hotel room.

San Antonio police investigated and said they spoke with management at the hotel who supplied them with a key log showing Aguilar had entered the room on that day even though she wasn't scheduled to clean it, the affidavit stated. 

Detectives questioned Aguilar and said she admitted to stealing and pawning the jewelry, the affidavit stated.

Police said they found online records confirming that Aguilar was the person who pawned the jewelry which was worth about $200.

She was arrested Tuesday on a theft charge.

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