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Suspect in Alex Trebek burglary pleads not guilty

Suspect in Alex Trebek burglary appears in court
Lucinda Moyers San Francisco Superior Court

(CBS/KPIX/AP) SAN FRANCISO - Lucinda Moyers, the San Francisco woman charged with breaking into the hotel room of "Jeopardy!" game show host Alex Trebek, has pleaded not guilty  to felony charges of burglary and possession of stolen property. 

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According to CBS station KPIX, Moyers, 56, was arrested shortly after the burglary, which allegedly occurred around 3 a.m. last Tuesday at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis. 

Trebek was in town filming the National Geographic World Championship at Google headquarters in Mountain View.

He and his wife Jean were sleeping early Tuesday when they awoke to find a woman inside their room, stealing their belongings. Trebek immediately got out of bed and chased her down the hallway, but he fell and ruptured his Achilles tendon.

San Francisco police then responded and took Moyers into custody after she was detained by hotel security guards. She is believed to have stolen property including a purse, wallets and cash. Although officers located several of the stolen items near a hotel ice machine, police said other valuables were not found.

Moyers had two prior convictions for residential burglary in San Francisco in 1990 and 1991. She also served time in state prison for both, according to District Attorney Spokeswoman Erica Derryck .

Derryck said Monday the district attorney has not yet decided whether to prosecute the burglary as a three-strikes case.

Meanwhile, police and prosecutors have not said how Moyers got into Trebek's hotel room. She is being held on $625,000 bail and has been ordered to stay at least 150 yards away from Trebek and his wife.

She will return to court on Aug. 15 to set a date for the preliminary hearing.

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