Megan Kristy Papak

A twenty two year-old woman from Galena was charged with felony stealing after authorities allegedly found her in possession of jewelery taken from a home in Branson West.

On November 1st, Heather Yount called authorities and said her car and about $45,000 worth of clothes and jewelry were stolen.   A short time later, Yount's stolen car was pulled over and a pair of diamond earrings were "found in Megan Papak's "immediate possession," according to court documents.

Papak was released on $5,000 bond and is due back in court later this month.