South Florida

Another Charge for Woman Accused of Drugging Men to Steal Jewelry

A woman accused of drugging South Florida men to steal their pricey belongings is facing yet another similar charge, police said Friday.

Liliana Vanegas, 24, is facing a charge of grand theft in the Feb. 21 incident, Miami Police said. She remains under house arrest.

In the latest case, Vanegas met the man at a club and went back to his home. Once they were there, the victim felt drowsy and fell asleep, and when he awoke, Vanegas was gone along with his $35,000 Rolex watch, his $13,000 Panerai watch, his $1,500 gold chain, his $800 sunglasses, his wallet, phone and credit cards, police said.

Vanegas faces a host of charges related to similar incidents, including multiple robbery counts, grand theft and cocaine possession. Police say at least a handful of alleged victims have come forward in South Florida but there may be more victims.

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