Jewelry Crime Stories: Week of Oct. 8



A roundup of jewelry crime stories from the past week.

Three Suspects Arrested in Chicago Jewelry Heist

Chicago, Ill. Two men and one woman have been charged in connection to the Oct. 8 robbery of Bryn Mawr Jewelry Company. Last week two of the suspects held a store employee at gunpoint while the other suspect duct taped the employee to a chair. Police arrested the trio shortly after the robbery.

California Jewelry Store Held Up at Gunpoint

Huntington Beach, Calif. On Oct. 10, two armed men disguised in ski masks robbed Isabella’s Fine Jewelry. The suspects held employees at gunpoint, smashed display cases, and fled with an undisclosed amount of jewelry. Police are still looking for the men and the woman who served as their getaway driver.

Suspects Makes Off With $200,000 in Watches in New York Smash and Grab

New York City. On Oct. 14, a suspect stole nearly $200,000 worth of luxury watches from Tourneau on Madison Avenue. The man broke a window, crawled into the store, and stole handfuls of Breitling and Rolex watches from display cases. Police are still investigating the crime, but don’t believe the incident is connected to the Sept. 28 robbery of Madison Jewelers, which is located nearby.