ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Police have arrested a woman for stealing from a priest.
Anita Manalo, 53, is charged with larceny for allegedly stealing precious coins and $1,300 in cash from the priest’s home in Albuquerque.
The priest want on a month-long mission to Africa and when he returned, he found the items missing.
The complaint says Manalo had been hired to clean the house while he was away.
Police identified Manalo as a suspect after tracing receipts from a gold and silver exchange where the coins were traded for cash.