WHITE PLAINS, NY (WCBS 880) – A Tennessee couple that was in town for a taping of the Jerry Springer show got arrested at the Westchester County Airport for allegedly stealing jewelry from a woman sitting in front of them on a US Airways flight headed to North Carolina.
“It happened on the tarmac,” Westchester County Police Captain Thomas Gleeson told WCBS 880 reporter Catherine Cioffi.
Glesson says 21-year-old Jesse Lee Davis and 20-year-old Amanda Connor had the pricey jewelry on them.
“It was an assortment of jewelry. The victim claims that the jewelry was valued at approximately $20,000,” says Gleeson.
The Tennessee folks have been charged with petty larceny.
They are due in Rye Town court on Friday.