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Documents: Cleaning woman stole over $2K worth of jewelry then pawned it for $387

Posted: 5:15 PM, Mar 16, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-16 18:40:19-04
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LARGO, Fla. — A cleaning woman in Pinellas County is facing charges after she was arrested for stealing over $2,000 worth of jewelry from her employer, according to arrest documents.

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Justice Peters, 23, is alleged to have stolen one pair of 14K yellow gold earrings, two 14K yellow gold bracelets and one 14K yellow gold herringbone necklace. Peters pawned the jewelry for $387, the documents state.

After her arrest, Peters admitted to stealing the jewelry, according to the documents. Her employer is at least 65 years old, according to the documents. When she noticed her jewelry missing she contacted authorities.

Peters faces at least six charges for dealing in stolen property. She was given a $10,000 bond, according to arrest records.