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Woman charged with theft by taking

May 19, 2017--10:31 a.m.


A 41-year old Rome woman was jailed Thursday, accused of stealing jewelry belonging to a woman she shared a residence with.

According to an arrest warrant on file at the Floyd County Jail, Carie Lynn Melton, of a Nature Walk Road address, sold the victim's antique family jewelry at a local pawn shop.

The jewelry was valued at $3,000.

Melton is also charged with failure to appear.