Celeb Housekeeper Sent To Jail

LATEST: The Polish housekeeper convicted of stealing from a string of celebrities including ROBERT DE NIRO and BOSTON LEGAL star CANDICE BERGEN was yesterday (21FEB06) sentenced to serve up to three years behind bars.

LUCYNA TURYK-WAWRYNOWICZ pleaded guilty to grand larceny, identity theft and forgery on 8 February (06) and will spend between one and three years in jail.

The 35-year-old pleaded with State Supreme Court Justice RENEE WHITE to deport her to Poland because her sister has recently died, leaving her nephews and nieces without anyone to care for them.

But Justice White ignored Turyk-Wawrynowicz tears, saying, "You have shown no remorse for your actions, but only remorse for your predicament."

Turyk-Wawrynowicz stole a pair of diamond earrings belonging to De Niro's wife, GRACE HIGHTOWER, worth a staggering $95,500 (GBP56,000).


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