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The following is a news release from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office:
On Wednesday, Oct. 10, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to a home in Lake Charles regarding a report of a theft.
When deputies arrived, they spoke with the victim, who advised several pieces of jewelry, worth over $500, were missing from her home. The victim revealed that family member Jeromey Fontenot Sr., 36, of Lake Charles, had stayed at her home for a few days before the jewelry went missing.
When questioned by detectives, Fontenot confirmed he stole the victim's jewelry while staying at her home and then sold them to a local pawn shop for cash.
On Oct. 16, Fontenot was arrested on and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with 2 counts of theft under $500.
Judge Clayton Davis set his bond at $5,000.
The stolen jewelry has been recovered by detectives and returned to the victim.
CPSO Detective Jonathan Corkran is the lead investigator in this case.