• Deputies: Lawn-maintenance worker stole from home


    THE VILLAGES, Fla. - Sumter County deputies arrested a lawn-maintenance worker for allegedly stealing from a home in The Villages.

    Deputies said Matthew Kalarovich, 25, stole from a home on Crawford Court on Tuesday.

    According to deputies, Kalarovich got in through an unlocked door and stole around $5,000 worth of cash and jewelry.

    Investigators said they tracked some of the stolen jewelry to a secondhand gold dealer in Leesburg.

    Some of the items were recovered.

    Kalarovich is charged with burglary and grand theft.

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