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Shelton dog sitter accused in Westport theft

March 30, 2019

WESTPORT-A Shelton woman hired to sit for a dog while a Westport family vacationed is now accused of stealing at least $17,000 in jewelry and cutlery and then selling it for cash.

Police charged Jill Campoli, 45, of River Road, Shelton with second-degree larceny this week. She was released on $2,500 bond pending an April 18 appearance in Norwalk Superior Court.

Police said a complaint was filed against Campoli on Nov. 26, 2018 by a resident who said the defendant watched her dog during her numerous vacations over an 18 month period. Investigators determined that many of the items were sold to a precious metal dealer..