Jewelry Crime Stories: Week of Dec. 10



A roundup of jewelry crime stories from the past week:

Suspects Lead Texas Police on High Speed Chase

Cleveland, Texas. On Dec. 10 four suspects stole $20,000 worth of watches from Cleveland Jewelers. Officers arrived at the scene shortly after a silent alarm went off. The suspects lead police on a high-speed chase, eventually resulting in their arrest.

Suspect Shoots California Jewelry Store Owner

Fullerton, Calif. Police are still looking for two of the five men involved in the Empire Jewelry and Pawn Shop robbery on Dec. 12, which left the owner injured with gunshot wounds. Five men in ski masks, armed with handguns, forced their way into the store and stole items. The suspects fled in a getaway vehicle, causing the lockdown of Cal State Fullerton.

Duo Steals Jewelry from Colorado Store

Aspen, Colo. A man and woman stole earrings from the Golden Bough jewelry store on Dec. 13. One of the suspects distracted the store clerk while the other allegedly stole two pairs of earrings, each valued at around $2,000. The duo is still on the loose. Anyone with information is requested to call police at 970-920-5400.