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Woman threatens to destroy stolen family photos unless she's paid, police say

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BOONE, NC (WBTV) -

An Asheville woman was arrested and charged for stealing money from her landlord and then demanding money or else she would destroy the property.

Aimee Byrne, 55, is charged with misdemeanor larceny, cyberstalking and damage to property, according to a news release from the Boone Police Department.

Police say Byrne had rented a room from the victim and when she moved out, she stole several family photographs.

She then emailed her former landlord and demanded money or else she would destroy the photos.

Police recovered the photos, some of them had been damaged.

Byrne was processed and given a court date of Jan. 22, 2013.

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