Jewelry Crime Stories: June 7–14



A roundup of jewelry crime stories from the past week:

Robber Steals $100K From Tiffany’s Flagship

New York City. On June 7, a well-dressed man stole two Tiffany & Co. necklaces from the fifth avenue flagship. The suspect asked a store employee to see the necklace, and quickly fled with the items when the sales clerk’s back was turned. According to reports, the pieces stolen include a 30-inch diamond necklace worth $68,000 and a 15-inch diamond necklace worth $30,000. Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

$500K Worth of Jewelry Stolen From Georgia Store

Gwinnett, Ga. On June 12, a male and female duo stole more than a half million dollars worth of jewelry from Kay Jewelers. The male suspect, armed with a handgun, entered the store first and ordered employees to the ground. His accomplice stole a key from the employees, unlocked display cases, and stole items. She used a stun gun on employees before fleeing with $500K worth of goods. Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at 770-513-5300

Suspects Crash Truck Into Missouri Store

Florissant, Mo. On June 14, three suspects smashed a stolen pickup truck into Legacy Jewelers. After stealing items, the suspects fled in a green Acura, leaving the pickup truck behind. It is unknown how much was stolen from the store.