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Boyfriend Promised to Return Pawned Jewelry (access required)

Although defendant said he intended to redeem his girlfriend’s jewelry, which she valued at $25,000 and he pawned for quick cash to tide him over during a carpentry job, the Court of Appeals rejects defendant’s claim that he did not intend to permanently deprive the girlfriend of her property. Defendant acknowledges there was a ...