Jewelry Crime Stories: Week of Aug. 13



A roundup of jewelry crime stories from the past week:

Jewelry Store Robbers Lead Police on High-Speed Chase

Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. On Aug. 13, four suspects led police on a high-speed chase after allegedly robbing Ben Bridge Jewelers at Victoria Gardens at gunpoint. During the robbery the suspects made off with goods and stole the security guards gun. Police found the men hiding in a residential neighborhood. The four alleged robbers were placed in custody at the West Valley Detention center.

Suspect Shocks Store Owner With Stun Gun

Garden Grove, Calif. On Aug. 15, two suspects—one armed with a stun gun—attempted to rob C & S Masterpiece. One of the men shocked the owner of the store. The store owner was able to flee to his back office and trigger the silent alarm. However, the suspects escaped before police arrived. Anyone with information about the robbery is requested to call police at 714-741-5800.

Georgia Mall Hit With Smash and Grab

Savannah, Ga. On Aug. 17, two men entered Levy Jewelers, smashed glass cases and fled with merchandise, including Rolex watches. Anyone with information is requested to call Metro Police or Crime Stoppers at 912-234-2020.