Cops: Woman stole from department store

Chelsey Edwards accused of stealing from JCPenney in Boynton Beach, Florida

Published On: Mar 26 2013 12:21:42 PM EDT
BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. -

Police arrested a worker at a Boynton Beach, Florida department store accused of pawning store jewelry at a pawn shop.

Chelsey Edwards, 25, was arrested March 21.

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Edwards was the jewelry manager at a JCPenney store.

The store manager told police that Williams took jewelry from the store and pawned it so she could recover a repossessed car.

During the investigation, police said another worker at the store said Edwards had told her she pawned the jewelry.

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Investigators then questioned Edwards and said she confessed to stealing the items, then selling them at the pawn shop.

Detectives said they found the stolen jewelry at a local pawn shop.

Edwards was arrested and charged with dealing in stolen property, fraud, and retail theft.