Jewelry Crime Stories: Week of Sept. 3



A roundup of jewelry crime stories from the past week:

Suspect Holds Up Oregon Store at Gunpoint

North Portland, Ore. On Sept. 5, an armed suspect allegedly held up the All That Glitters jewelry store at gunpoint. According to witnesses, the man entered the store with a gun and demanded money. The suspect fled the scene. Anyone with information is requested to contact detectives at 503-823-0405.

Virginia Jewelry Store Hit With Second Robbery

Alexandria, Va. On Sept. 6, two armed men entered King’s Jewelry and smashed display cases with a hammer and fled with goods. This is the second time the store has been robbed this summer. Last week, police charged a suspect with the July theft of a $25,000 ring.

Three Suspects Arrested in $100,000 Heist

Woodstock, Va. Three suspects have been arrested and charged with the Sept. 6 robbery of Fink’s Jewelry store. One suspect broke display cases while the other stole watches, valued at more than $100,000. The two suspects were charged with grand larceny, conspiracy to commit larceny, and destruction of property. The other suspect was charged with larceny and conspiracy to commit larceny.