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Johns Island woman accused of stealing, pawning $270,000 diamond ring

Juliet Jayne Branch (Source: Greenwich PD) Juliet Jayne Branch (Source: Greenwich PD)
JOHNS ISLAND, SC (WCSC) -

Police say a 21-year-old woman from Johns Island stole a $270,000 engagement ring from her friend's mother at a party in Connecticut.

According to Greenwich Police Department, Juliet Jayne Branch stole the ring while attending a birthday party at the Greenwich home of her friend's parents.

Police also said that Branch sold the ring in Georgia.  Branch was charged with first-degree larceny on Tuesday.  She was released from jail after posting a $1,000 bond, according to police.

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