Cleaning woman charged with theft from Lake Charles home

By Special to the American Press

A cleaning woman is accused of stealing two rings from a Lake Charles home.

Keena S. Cooper, 49, 2517, Anderson St. in Westlake, is accused of stealing the rings, valued at $4,000, while cleaning the home, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Kim Myers said in a news release.

Cooper admitted to officers that she stole the rings then tried to sell them to a local pawn shop, Myers said.

One of the rings was recovered and returned to the victim, Myers said.

Cooper was charged with theft over $1,500. Judge Ron Ware set her bond at $10,000.