Cleaner charged with stealing prescription drugs from elderly Falmouth client’s home

Posted Jan. 22, 2014, at 1:57 p.m.

FALMOUTH, Maine — A housecleaner was arrested Tuesday after allegedly stealing prescription drugs from an elderly client.

Kathy A. Vargas, 45, of Portland, was charged with a felony count after she “stole various amounts of prescription medications,” according to a news release from Falmouth police.

Vargas is owner of a home cleaning company that operates under her name, with dozens of clients throughout York and Cumberland counties, according to police.

Any clients of Vargas are urged to contact Detective Wayne Geyer at 781-2300.