A Hudson Valley woman is accused of stealing nearly $7,000 worth of jewelry from a family member around Christmas.

The day after Christmas, a New Windsor woman told New Windsor police that she was missing several items of jewelry from her home, valued at $6,500.

An investigation by the detective division led to the arrest of a family member who stayed the night in the home around Christmas, police say. Authorities didn't say how their investigation led to an arrest.

On Friday, 34-year-old Sarah M. Wayering of Poughkeepsie was charged with grand larceny, a felony. She is due to appear in New Windsor Court on Tuesday.

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