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Palo Alto woman arrested for stealing diamonds, replacing with fakes

Woman stole and then replaced diamonds with fake cubic zirconia

Police arrested a Palo Alto woman on Monday after she was lured back to a San Mateo jewelry store where she allegedly stole diamonds and replaced them with synthetic gemstones last week, police said.

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Posted by Palo Alto resident
a resident of Green Acres
on Apr 3, 2014 at 10:28 pm

I guess thieves live everywhere including Palo Alto. Glad she was caught.


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Posted by Palo Alto resident
a resident of Green Acres
on Apr 3, 2014 at 10:28 pm

I guess thieves live everywhere including Palo Alto. Glad she was caught.


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Posted by resident
a resident of Downtown North
on Apr 3, 2014 at 11:05 pm

How long has she lived in Palo Alto? How long has she been a thief? Sounds like this is far from her first crime.


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Posted by musical
a resident of Palo Verde
on Apr 3, 2014 at 11:37 pm

Uh, she shows up as Angelo Walker, age 45, depending on your search tools.


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Posted by Mr.Recycle
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Apr 3, 2014 at 11:44 pm

@musical - She also shows up as Angelo if you look at her mug shot. Free tip for the meth heads out there, when you rob someone, leave fake contact info, not your real contact info.


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Posted by PatSayJack
a resident of Midtown
on Apr 5, 2014 at 12:07 pm

I sure hope he or she? was at least in a wig and makeup. Sorry but if that came in my shop asking to see $$$$ diamonds. I would refuse service. Or at least watch like a hawke and never leave unattended. To go to backroom and bring out more diamonds.


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Posted by Hmm
a resident of Monroe Park
on Apr 21, 2014 at 12:48 pm

Was it the jewelery clerk's first day or something? How do you leave a ring with a meth head and go in the back room?
And falling for the old switch-aroo? Come on!


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