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Man accused of stealing jewelry from 'Catwoman' actress' Westside home

L.A. County prosecutors have charged a man accused of stealing more than more than $25,000 worth of jewelry from former "Catwoman" actress Julie Newmar.

According to the Los Angeles County district attorney's office, Robert Ouriel, 48, took the jewelry from Newmar's Westside home in late October or early November 2008.

Prosecutors said he sent the jewelry to an Illinois pawnbroker, who tried to sell it on EBay. Newmar noticed the jewelry on the internet auction site and called authorities.

Ouriel, whom prosecutors described as "an acquaintance of Newmar," was released on bail last month.

-- Shelby Grad

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Now there's a new twist on the proverbial cat burglar!

Originally Posted by P Hudson
Gen, news stations sometimes run "human interest" pieces, especially during the holiday season. They look for a unique angle or something truly heartwarming, which I think your story is.

I think the angle here might be how so many people--family, friends, and total strangers--are coming together, coming forth, calling you, knocking on your door, donating money in hard times; how employees--some ignoring the rules--have posted Cookie's information on bulletin boards.People Come Together to Reunite One Woman With One Small Dog.

Sounds like she was playing "cougar" with this guy and he was just playijng her


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