SARASOTA — A Sarasota woman operating a pet-sitting service was arrested for selling thousands of dollars worth of property stolen from a client, according to the Sarasota Sheriff’s Office.
Jill Huber, 42, was arrested at 10:50 a.m. Tuesday and charged with two counts of dealing in stolen property and two counts count of giving false verification of ownership to a pawn broker, according to an arrest report.
On Dec. 17, the victim reported the thefts of jewelry, cash and electronics valued at $12,300 to the sheriff’s office.
A search of pawn shop databases uncovered two transactions at the Value Pawn on 3162 Bee Ridge Road in Sarasota that contained the stolen items.
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The victim told detectives she allowed Huber, owner of Pro Pet Services, to stay at her home from Sept. 8 to Oct. 13 for free in exchange for dog sitting.
In December Huber was arrested and charged with grand theft after detectives say she stole $30,000 worth of jewelry from the home of another client.