MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Mobile Police got a double dose of trouble over the weekend, leading them to make two arrests.
Twin sisters Kristie Palmer and Kristin Powell were booked into Mobile Metro Jail on Wednesday, July 3 for first-degree theft of property.
The sisters are accused of stealing a $7,600 Rolex watch from an unsuspecting homeowner in West Mobile on Saturday, June 29.
Police said the twins were selling magazines in order to get inside a home on Cambridge Way.
Investigators told FOX10 while one sister distracted the homeowner; the other sister stole the watch.
Police said the pair then sold it at a local pawn shop.
Authorities continue to investigate their scam and identify any other possible victims.
Both girls have a history of drug and theft arrests. In 2010, Powell was arrested for allegedly stealing a credit card from an elderly woman's home.
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