Melissa Hirschmann (NJ State Police)

Melissa Hirschmann, 42, of Medford was arrested in Bordentown in April for stealing $2,000 worth of jewelry from a Hainsport home. Authorities have connected her to a number of jewelry thefts from the past several years. Hirschmann  is also a suspect in the theft of $11,000 worth of jewelry from a Shamong home.

Police say that in at least one case, Hirschmann worked as a pet sitter for one of her victims and then sold the jewelry to several pawn shops.

Police are asking for anyone who hired Hirschmann as a pet sitter in the past 2 years to call the Red Lion bureau of the state police at 609-859-2282,

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