Jewelry Crime Stories: Week of Oct. 1



A roundup of jewelry crime stories from the past week.

Connecticut Jewelry Store Robbed at Knifepoint

Meriden, Conn. On Oct.4, a suspect robbed Temptations Jewelry store at knifepoint. The man took an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the store. Police are still looking for the robber. 

Couple Steals Jewelry From New Jersey Store

Bayonne, N.J. On Oct. 4, Two suspects, a man and a woman, stole $2,000 worth of jewelry from K&D Jewelry. The pregnant woman distracted the salesperson while her partner took charms and a crucifix. The employee didn’t realize the pieces were missing until the couple left the store.

Suspects Steal $2 Million Gems From California Museum

Mariposa, Calif. On Oct. 5, suspects stole $2 million worth of gems and gold from the California Mining and Minerals Museum. The men were armed with pickaxes and threatened museum employees. According to police, the suspects are still on the loose.