Jewelry Crime Blotter: Week of March 12



A weekly roundup of jewelry store crimes from the past week:

New Jersey Jewelry Store hit with Half-Million Dollar Crime

Marlton, N.J. On March 8, three men wearing bandanas over their faces stole approximately $450,000 in watches from Jay Roberts Jewelry Store. The men, armed with a hammer, broke glass display cases after forcing store employees to stay on the ground. Within 45 seconds, they escaped with a bag filled of high-end watches.

Anyone with information regarding the crime is requested to contact the Evesham Police Department.

Police Search for Attempted Robber in Utah

Midvale, Utah On March 9, two men, armed with a handgun, attempted to rob Kelly Jewelers. The first man, identified as Miguel Lopez Hernandez, was arrested for investigation of aggravated robbery. His accomplice fled the scene and is still at large.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 801-743-7000.

Teenagers Arrested for $125,000 Jewelry Heist

Harlingen, Texas On Feb. 28, surveillance footage led police to arrest Dalton Hinojosa and Samantha Lee Saucedo. The pair allegedly stole jewelry valued at $125,000 from SB Jewelry Corner in the Valle Vista Mall. The teenagers have been charged with felony theft.