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Crime of Opportunity

During an exhibition at a gallery in Palm Beach, Fla., the gallery owner, a jeweler, reported that $6,000 worth of jewelry was missing. He had noticed a couple hanging around just before the items went missing, and a police officer who heard their description realized he had seen the couple in the area, and he tracked them down. When the cop confronted them, Megan Ohara, 24, allegedly admitted she had the jewelry in her purse. “If I knew that they cost that much, I wouldn’t have taken it,” she told the officer. Ohara and her companion, David Ziskoski, 19, were arrested. Officers gathering evidence at the gallery were shown the guest book: Ohara and Ziskoski had allegedly signed “Meg” in the book, and included Ohara’s real phone number and a fake email address: “”. (RC/South Florida Sun-Sentinel) ...After bailing out, they tweeted their mug shots with the hashtags #tweedledum and #tweedledummer.
Original Publication Date: 15 November 2015
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 22.

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