Jewelry Crime Stories: May 15-18



A roundup of jewelry store crimes from the past week:

Colorado Store Owner Killed in Suspected Robbery

Commerce City, Colo. On May 17, the owner of retail store Joveria Alondra was shot dead in his store. When Police responded to 911 calls, they found the owner had been shot. He was pronounced dead at Denver Medical Center. Police are still looking for the two suspects thought to be responsible for the shooting.

Suspects on the Loose in Long Island Jewelry Robbery

Franklin Square, N.Y. On May 15, two men pretending to be customers entered Luchie Capri Jewelers. One of the robbers then pulled out a gun and demanded jewelry. After taking a backpack filled with jewels, the robbers fled the scene.

Anyone with information is requested to contact Nassau Country Crime Stoppers.

Police Arrest Suspects in $1 Million Jewelry Heist

Phuket, Thailand. Police have arrested four suspects in connection with a $1 million jewelry crime that occurred at a shopping mall in Thailand. The three men and one woman are suspected of stealing $1 million worth of diamond and gold jewelry from the mall. The group had planned to sell the items at a jewelry fair. Currently, 430 out of 600 stolen jewelry pieces have been retrieved. Police are still looking for the fifth suspect.