Police: Man pawned stolen ‘Miss Indian America’ crown

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Correction appended

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – An Albuquerque man is facing charges after police say he and his girlfriend pawned a stolen crown from a Miss Indian America pageant winner.

Court records show that Isaac Wright was arrested this week in connection with the theft and another burglary.

According to a criminal complaint, Winona Buckner noticed her stolen 1969 crown on eBay and contacted police.

Officers found the listing connected toa gold and silver exchange whose workers helped lead police to the 40-year-old Wright. He is facing charges of conspiracy and receiving stolen property

The crown was valued at about $20,000.

No attorney was listed for Wright.Correction

An earlier version of this story stated that the listed was connected to a pawn shop; this has been corrected to a gold and silver exchange.

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