Man charged with selling ring stolen from WNBA player Maya Moore
by Staff Reports
January 10, 2013 12:00 AM | 4983 views | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Jamaal Taylor (CCSO)
Jamaal Taylor (CCSO)
Maya Moore (photo from her
Maya Moore (photo from her
ATLANTA — A Marietta man remains in the Cobb County Jail on a probation hold for allegedly selling a U.S. Olympic gold medalist ring that belonged to WNBA star Maya Moore, according to a warrant and jail records.

Jamaal Dontray Taylor, 19, was arrested Dec. 14 and charged with felony theft by receiving and misdemeanor theft by deception and possession of marijuana, less than one ounce.

According to the warrant, Taylor sold the ring to a gold buyer sometime between Nov. 2 and Nov. 10 for $144.

He sold the “property as his own and signing a receipt stating that he was the rightful owner of said property and received cash in return,” the warrant states.

In addition to these charges, Taylor is accused of having three grams of marijuana in his jacket pocket when he was arrested.

Officer Mike Bowman with Cobb Police said Moore’s mother reported the stolen ring sometime in early December.

Moore was reportedly out of the country at that time.

“It was stolen from Moore’s front door after it was delivered by a courier,” Bowman said, adding that she has a Smyrna address.

Police are not sure whether Taylor stole the ring from the front door steps of Moore’s home.

Bowman said the case is still under investigation.
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January 10, 2013
These people make me sick: Handled every opportunity (not to mention preference by law on a silver platter) they always manage to revert to type.
crime wave
January 09, 2013
Crime increasing rapidly in South Cobb/Smyrna area.

5 murders in a small area here, in the past month. Car jacking, robberies,.. but all Timmy can do is brag what great shape Cobb is in!

Must be a beautiful thing to keep your head in the sand!!
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