Babysitter accused of stealing $7K worth of jewelry

Stephanie P. Romain remained Tuesday in  Cobb County Jail, where she has been held without bond since her Feb. 21 arrest, five days after her birthday, booking records show.

Romain faces numerous charges of theft by taking and theft by deception after she allegedly stole jewelry and then sold it, according to an arrest warrant obtained by the AJC.

A Powder Springs mother hired Romain on Jan. 30 to work as a babysitter, but then noticed the jewelry missing a few weeks later and called authorities, Cobb County police said.

After allegedly stealing the jewelry, Romain made at least five trips to Cash for Gold, in the 3000 block of Cobb Parkway, to sell the items, the warrant states. On Feb. 6, Romain allegedly pocketed $3,725 in cash after selling jewelry to the store, police said.

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