GMA covers Doris Payne, Palm Desert theft

November 1st, 2013 | by Colin Atagi | Comments

Good Morning America aired a story this morning about international jewel thief Doris Payne and the recent theft at El Paseo Jewelers, which she’s accused of committing on Oct. 21.

IMG_5193 The story focused on her 50-year history of thefts and the documentary,  “The Life and Crimes of Doris Payne,” which was produced by Matthew Pond of Palm Springs.

GMA acknowledged Payne’s most recent arrest stemmed from a theft at El Paseo Jewelers in Palm Desert, although there were few details on the specific incident.

IMG_5194Payne, 83, was arrested in Pomona Monday afternoon. She is accused of taking a studded three-carat diamond ring worth at least $22,000.

After Payne said she would acquire her own private attorney, Judge Randall D. White rescheduled her arraignment, originally set for Thursday afternoon at Larson Justice Center in Indio, to 8:30 a.m. Nov.5.




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