House cleaner arrested on suspicion of grand theft from elderly Salinas woman

chained?Salinas police arrested one of two house cleaners suspected of stealing about $10,000 worth of property from the home of an elderly victim.

The victim employed the two house cleaners for about one year and recently noticed that property was missing.

Police on Saturday arrested Melissa Ferrell, 31, on charges of grand theft, elder abuse and violation of probation. Police are working to contact the second suspect.