A man who stole his girlfriend’s diamond ring and pawned it was given 120 days in jail.
The man, Jason Dean Gierucki, 36, was ordered by General Sessions Judge Bill Locke to serve 120 days of an 11-month, 29-day sentence, perform 48 hours public service work, and undergo a drug and alcohol assessment for theft.
His charges came after he and his girlfriend decided to go their separate ways and move from the apartment they had shared, according to the warrant taken by McMinnville Police detective Todd Rowland.
“During the move she was unable to locate her diamond rings valued at $750,” Rowland said.
It was over a month later the victim was in a local pawn shop when she saw something familiar.
“She saw her diamond ring set in the display case,” Rowland said of her discovery.
An investigation revealed Gierucki was the one who pawned the rings, getting a paltry $80 for the jewelry.