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Houseguest accused of stealing jewelry while host took friend to chemo

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Police are searching for a man accused of stealing jewelry from a friend's home right before Christmas.

According to an arrest warrant, Kevin Claxton, 32, was staying with his friend temporarily. On December 20, while the victim was gone, Claxton took multiple pieces of jewelry. The victim was taking someone to the hospital for chemotherapy.

When he returned, the victim said Claxton was gone and jewelry valued at $12,000 was also missing. Apparently Claxton was the only person home during the time span. After trying to call Claxton many times, the victim called police and reported the incident.

Claxton has pending drug charges in another case.

He is begin charged with theft by unlawful taking.

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