JPD: 60-year-old woman admits to stealing over $35K in jewelry

JPD: 60-year-old woman admits to stealing over $35K in jewelry
60-year-old Loretta Garner (Source: Jackson Police Department)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Jackson Police Department arrested and charged a 60-year-old woman after she allegedly admitted to stealing over $35,000 in jewelry from a local jeweler.

The incident happened Monday at Beckham Custom Jewelers in the District at Eastover in Jackson.

Jackson police say they reviewed video surveillance of the incident and determined that a pair of earrings and a Rolex watch was stolen totaling over $35,000.00.

Police later identified the suspect as Loretta Garner.

Authorities say Garner was located at a nearby hotel in North Jackson. After being interviewed, police say she admitted to stealing the jewelry.

Garner was arrested and charged with felony shoplifting.

The investigation is ongoing.

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