ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA. — On December 6, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives were dispatched to a home in Lake Charles regarding a report of a theft. When detectives spoke with the victim, she advised two rings, valued at over $4,000, were missing from her home. The victim told detectives that Keena S. Cooper, 49, 2517 Anderson Street, Westlake, was recently hired to clean her home.

When questioned by detectives, Cooper confirmed she stole the jewelry while cleaning the victim’s home and then sold them to a local pawn shop for cash.

Cooper was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with theft over $1,500.

Judge Ron Ware set her bond at $10,000.

One of the two stolen rings has been recovered by detectives and returned to the victim.

CPSO Detective Deveda Benoit is the lead investigator in this case

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