18-year-old accused of stealing from woman for 5 months

Published 12:00 am Monday, November 14, 2011

SPENCER — Deputies charged an 18-year-old Spencer woman Sunday morning with 10 felonies after authorities say she stole jewelry from a Salisbury woman for almost five months.
According to arrest warrants, Lakyn Bailey stole more than $6,000 in jewelry from as far back as June and had sold the goods to Ace Cash Express and another local jeweler.
Rowan County Investigators said in the report that jewelry was taken from Jill Reid’s Randall Court home on June 25, July 11, Sept. 5, Oct. 18 and Oct. 11.
In the last incident, the report said, $3,000 in jewelry was taken.
Investigators found that Bailey had sold jewelry to Ace Cash on June 25 for $66, July 11 for $8.40, Sept. 5 for $30.40, Oct. 21 for $158.40 and Oct. 25 for $84.60.
The teenager was arrested at her 402 N. Yadkin Ave. home at about 9:30 a.m. and was charged with seven counts of felony obtaining property by false pretense, three counts of felony larceny and three counts of misdemeanor larceny.
She was in jail Sunday night under a $25,000 bond.

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