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Police: Suspect stated 'I knew I shouldn't have done that' after taking $14,000 worth of rings

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Gary D. Pointer, 54, is accused of stealing $14,000 worth of rings from a Chesterfield woman's home. Gary D. Pointer, 54, is accused of stealing $14,000 worth of rings from a Chesterfield woman's home.

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A St. Louis man is in custody after admitting to police he stole $14,000 worth of rings from a Chesterfield woman’s home and selling them a pawn shop, according to court documents.

Gary D. Pointer, 54, initially denied stealing the two gold-and-diamond rings, but, according to authorities, stated “I knew I shouldn’t have done that, you got me” when he was shown documentation of the sale of the rings to a pawn shop, which included his photograph.

Pointer was working to renovate the woman’s home and had been working in the part of the home where the rings were kept when the theft occurred, police said.

Pointer is charged with stealing over $500. He is currently being held on a $10,000 bond.

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