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Ex-Reserve Deputy Stole Diamond From Couple, FBI Says

A former reserve deputy with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department was charged with mail fraud after he allegedly stole a diamond that he was supposed to have sold for a Texas couple, the FBI said Wednesday night.


Reserve Deputy Billy Lulo has been fired over alleged diamond theft. (Photos via Facebook)

Billy Lulo, 47, a veteran reserve officer was fired by the department Wednesday after he was arrested by federal agents in connection with the theft of the diamond, which was valued $500,000 to $1 million, according to authorities.

Public records show that Lulo owns a jewelry store called Global Rings on Hill Street in Los Angeles’ Jewelry District.

He could not be reached Wednesday night for comment.

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