MIAMI (CBSMiami) – One of two women who reportedly targeted, drugged and stole from men they picked up at swanky bars in Coral Gables last month has been taken into custody.READ MORE: Monkeypox Case In Broward County Under Investigation
Qumisha Williams, 21, is facing a number of charges including placing poison in food or water, grand theft and armed robbery.
Williams and her suspected partner in crime picked up the men Wednesday, January 6th, at the Hillstone restaurant and Morton’s The Steakhouse, which are across from each other on the Miracle Mile. Each used a similar method to rob their marks.
According to Williams’ arrest warrant, she chatted up her victim Albert Hanley, at the steakhouse’s bar and offered to buy him a drink. Hanley told police the woman introduced herself as “Ah-shon-sei” and said she was a nurse visiting from Anaheim, California.
After a couple of drinks, Hanley said he invited her back to his place. Once there, he said he went to bathroom while she made them another drink, according to her arrest report. He told police after the drink he felt very tired and lost consciousness about seven minutes later. When he woke up his Rolex, $800 in cash and his pistol were gone.READ MORE: Couples Set To Make 2022 A Record Year For Tying The Knot
Hanley called police who urged him to go get checked out. He did and found out that he tested positive for a Xanax derivative in his blood stream. He told investigators he does not take any medication.
Coral Gables police said surveillance pictures from the restaurants showed two women who have similar looks; both are short black women with long black hair and tattoos on their backs.
After circulating the pictures of the two women, a pair of Miami Beach police officers got in contact with Coral Gables police and identified the woman from Morton’s as Williams.
Williams was charged in a similar robbery in 2015 where she reportedly scammed a British tourist.
A bartender at the steakhouse also picked Williams’ picture out of a line up as the person who was with Hanley that night.MORE NEWS: Pedestrian Fatalities In The US Reach Highest Level In 40 Years
Williams is being held without bond.