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.