Police: women stole jewelry from friend

— The Albany County Sheriff’s Office has charged two women with felony grand larceny after they allegedly stole jewelry from a Slingerlands home.

Tina Civitello, 18, of 2207 Guilderland Avenue, Rotterdam, and Meagan Murdza, 22, of 146 Sheridan Avenue, Albany, allegedly stole $6,300 worth of jewelry from the Bullock Road home, then pawned it at Jewels in Rotterdam Square Mall and Regency Jewelers on Altamont Avenue in Rotterdam.

Both women were friends of the homeowner, police said.

Both women were arraigned in the Town of New Scotland Justice Court and remanded to Albany County jail in lieu of $10,000 bail.

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