Police: Woman stole $18,800 in jewelry from employer

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Police: Woman stole $18,800 in jewelry from employer

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Posted on April 10, 2014 at 1:11 PM

DALLAS -- Police in Dallas say a woman has been arrested after stealing nearly $19,000 in jewelry from the store she worked and selling it on Craigslist.

Officers were called to the store on April 9 after reports of a theft. When police watched surveillance video from the store, they saw a female employee putting jewelry in her purse.

After being arrested, the employee confessed that she had been stealing from the store for the past four months and sold many items on Craigslist.

Police say they obtained a search warrant and went to the suspect's apartment, where they found more items that were stolen from the store. The items totaled about $18,800.

The suspect is in custody, and more charges are pending.

 

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