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Doris Payne, 83-year-old jewelry thief, back in jail
Doris Payne, 83-year-old jewelry thief, back in jail

Doris Payne, the 83-year-old jewelry thief with a criminal record that goes back to the 1950s, was back in jail Thursday. Payne was being held at a jail in Indio on a violation of mandatory supervision, said John Hall, a spokesman for the Riverside County district attorney's office. She is being held in lieu of $100,000 bail. Payne pleaded not guilty to the violation and was due back in court on Oct. 2 for a hearing. The 5-foot, 6-inch, 141-pound Payne made headlines last year when she was arrested for swiping a $22,500 diamond-and-white-gold ring from El Paseo Jewelers in a Palm Desert shopping center. [For the Record, 8:50 p.m. PDT Sept. 18: A previous version of this...

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