DorisPayne

  • ‘Thor’ actress to star as notorious jewel thief Doris Payne in upcoming biopic

    ATLANTA – Tessa Thompson will star in an upcoming biopic of international jewel thief and DeKalb County resident Doris Payne, Variety reports. Payne, 87, has stolen approximately $2 million worth of jewelry and other items over her six-decade career. She was last arrested in July 2017, after she was...
  • Judge revokes Doris Payne’s probation in Walmart shoplifting case

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. – Internationally renowned jewel thief Doris Payne could be released from jail.  FOX 5 News was the only crew in a DeKalb County courtroom Friday morning as Payne appeared before a judge for a probation revocation hearing. The hearing stems from her most recent arrest, where...
  • Shoplifting Granny has hit again in Georgia!

    The notorious international jewel bandit dubbed “granny gem thief” was back in custody on Monday after shoplifting at a Georgia Walmart, police said. Doris Payne, 86, was arrested at a Walmart in Chamblee, 16 miles north of Atlanta, after an officer spotted her shoving items into her purse, Fox 5...