Woman admits theft

A woman formerly employed at a jewelry store pleaded guilty on Tuesday to theft of four items, but did not agree with the value attached to them.

Madeiny Williams Rodrigues Ebanks-Pol, 37, admitted stealing a diamond ring, valued at $4,000, and a charm bracelet, valued at $2,000, from Mitzi’s Fine Jewelry on Nov. 7 last year.

She also pleaded guilty to stealing a gold necklace and a diamond pendant from the store four days later. On this charge, defense attorney Keva Reid said her client was not agreeing to the value of the items as stated in the charge – the necklace listed at $2,000 and the pendant at $18,000.

Ms. Reid asked for a verification of values, but agreed that the total would be over $5,000.

Magistrate Valdis Foldats ordered a social inquiry report and set sentencing for April 18.

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