Skip to comments.Man Steals Ex-Girlfriend’s Ring to Give it to Present Wife
Posted on 12/10/2012 6:06:48 PM PST by nickcarraway
Police say a northeastern Pennsylvania man stole his ex-girlfriends engagement ring on Thanksgiving in hopes of patching up his relationship with his wife.
Scranton police say 35-year-old Donald Albritton swiped the ring while his former girlfriend made Thanksgiving dinner and later gave it to his current wife.
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Just a little wealth redistribution!
Tacky, tacky, tacky!
How is it theft to take what’s his? If they never got married, isn’t he entitled to get the engagement ring back!
“Investigators say Albritton had gone to his exs home to drop off a check and thank her for not involving the police in another matter.”
Well the investigators now apparently know about the other matter ... ha......
"palm the ring"? What was this, a Thanksgiving dinner or a mob reunion?
That was my question. It was always proper etiquette to return an engagement ring when the engagement was broken off.
It makes me wonder when and how the engagement was broken. Did he break the engagement by taking the ring? This story needs more facts.
Haven't you heard? This is the ENTITLEMENT generation. She DESERVES it! Whether she gets married or not!
Whadya mean “stole”? The _itch dumped him, the ring is his!
The article is definitely shy on facts, but it does refer to his current wife so the broken engagement, one presumes, perhaps in error, preceded his marriage. These situations are not quite so straightforward as they once were.
What he could have done to warrant the letter of apology he allegedly brought on the day he took the ring thickens the plot. It could be that he owed her and had agreed to let her keep the ring when they broke up. Lotta trash out there, lots.
Some women are in it for the goods!
This should be common sense.
The article does not say she broke things off. However, if she broke things off because she found out he was still married, then she doubly deserves to keep the ring.
It’s my understanding that an engagement ring is a conditional gift; the condition to be fulfilled being the marriage. If there is no marriage, the condition is unfulfilled, and the ring, or its monetary value, is returned to the giver. At least that’s how it goes in my state (legally), and I think most states.
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