ADVERTISEMENT

The bookkeeper/office manager at an Amherst jewelry store has admitted stealing more than $51,000 in cash from daily sales at the business.

Rena Carrow, 44, of Lancaster, pleaded guilty to third-degree grand larceny in the theft at Andrews Jewelers on Transit Road, according to Erie County District Attorney Frank A. Sedita III.

Carrow admitted that between Aug. 31, 2011 and Dec. 5, 2012 she stole $51,069.

She faces up to seven years in prison when she is sentenced Jan. 16 by Erie County Judge Kenneth F. Case.

Assistant District Attorney Susan H. Sadinsky prosecuted the case.