Woman charged with taking $9K in jewelry from home in Alpharetta

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ALPHARETTA, Ga. – A family reported that $9,000 in jewelry was stolen Aug. 13 from a Hunters Oak Drive residence, and a suspect was arrested Oct. 12.

The victim told police her parents were packing for a trip when they noticed several pieces of jewelry and some cash missing.

The suspect is a neighboring woman, Amber Shawn Davis, 26, of Hunters Oaks Drive, Alpharetta. She had allegedly been found inside the home a few months before without an explanation why.

They believe she had pawned the items – a $5,000 tennis bracelet, a $3,000 ruby diamond ring and another $1,000 in other jewelry – at a local pawn shop.

A warrant was taken out for Davis’ arrest. She was found in Gwinnett County Jail Oct. 12. She was charged with felony burglary, felony theft by taking and theft by deception.

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