Jewelry Crime Stories: Week of Dec. 3



A roundup of jewelry crime stories from the past week:

Texas Jewelry Store Hit With Armed Robbery

Baytown, Texas. On Dec. 5 two armed men robbed Shay’s Jewelry and Gifts. While one man asked for a credit application, the other held two store employees at gunpoint in the back of the store. Threatening the owner with a gun, the first suspect demanded the keys to the display cases. The second handcuffed the store employees and grabbed an undisclosed amount of jewelry. Anyone with information is requested to call the Baytown Police Department at 281-422-8371.

Men Steal $20,000 Worth of Jewelry From Wal-Mart

Killeen, Texas. Two men stole more than $20,000 worth of jewelry from Wal-Mart on Nov. 30. Surveillance footage shows the men entering the store early in the morning. One broke into the jewelry counter while the other was at the self-checkout line. Anyone with information is requested to call Bell County Crime Stoppers at 254-526-8477.

$10,000 Worth of Rolex Watches Stolen from South Carolina Store

Greenville, S.C. On Dec. 8, two suspects entered Geiss & Sons Jewelers. The men smashed open display cases and stole roughly $10,000 worth of Rolex watches. A store employee was unable to catch them.