Albuquerque widow’s wedding and engagement rings stolen

Created: 07/10/2014 6:24 PM
By: Kai Porter, KOB Eyewitness News 4

An Albuquerque woman is hoping the person who stole her engagement and wedding ring, given to her by her late husband, will find the heart to return them.

Jessica Numair said the rings were stolen during a break-in at her home on Monday, June 30th.

Numair’s husband, Andew lost his battle with brain cancer two years ago.

“I didn't have a very long time with my husband,” she said. “After he got diagnosed with brain cancer he took me up to the mountain and proposed to me with that ring. It didn't cost much but the fact that he gave it to me and it was from his heart.”

The crook used a crowbar to break in through the front window. She said the burglar ransacked her home, stealing her kid’s DVD players, an iPad, and the rings from her jewelry box.

“I would have given my television or I would have given my computer for those,” she said. “Those were still left in my house. So no one really knows what they mean to me.”

Numair has checked with local pawn shops and gold buyers with no luck. Now she’s hoping the person who took the rings will see how they helped keep her husband’s memory alive.

“These items are more important than you can imagine to me. Keep the iPad and have fun with it,” she said. “Please, if there's any way you can return them. Please return them. Put them in my mailbox. Put them in my front door. No questions asked. I don't want to find these people. I would just love to have these rings back.”

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