The male and female suspects pictured below carried out a distraction theft in a retail jewelry store taking gold chains. The suspects had previously been pictured in a JSA Crime Alert dated 10/23/18 for distraction thefts in DuBois, PA on 10/13/18 and Fremont, OH on 10/15/18.
The three black male suspects pictured below on left, wearing construction vests, surgical masks, baseball caps, and carrying small sledge hammers, entered a mall retail jewelry store at 10:24 a.m. They smashed a showcase and escaped with 50 pieces of diamond merchandise.
The black male suspect pictured below entered a retail jewelry store at 11:52 a.m. armed with a handgun. He bound two employees in the back office, and took the keys to the showcases. After leaving with jewelry merchandise, he stole a 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe and escaped. He is described as late 30s to early 40s, 5’8”-5’11”
The two white male suspects pictured below are reported to have carried out at least 12 distraction thefts of jewelry in antique stores and antique malls in six states. The suspects use keys or pick or break locks to get into jewelry showcases. Thefts have been reported in IA, IL, MN, NY, PA and WI between 03/09/18 and 05/07/18.
The home invasion occurred sometime between Friday February 2 and Saturday February 10. The front door was kicked in and 2 safes were broken into. Victim was a retired jeweler who was out of town at the time. It is suspected the home was targeted.
Just received a call from The Goldsmith in Fond du Lac and these two were in their store this afternoon. The jeweler did not try to purchase the chain and they left without incidence. Please be on the lookout for them and make sure your staff is aware of the situation and how they should handle it.
River Forest police are warning homeowners to be vigilant in securing their homes after at least two people stole two cars, electronics and jewelry during a residential burglary in the 400 block of Franklin Avenue on the night of Jan. 3.
Regarding the last two Security Alerts that were sent in the past two weeks, attached is a better close-up of the person involved. This was taken from Kessler’s Diamond Center in Germantown, WI. Make sure your staff is informed about this case as no one has been apprehended nor arrested. He is still hitting jewelry stores.
On June 1st at 10:00 p.m. Exclusively Diamonds in Mankato, Minnesota had two men get up on the roof of the store and cut two holes through the metal roof and drop ceiling. It took them approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes. They did not enter the building.
The Hispanic male suspect pictured below entered a retail jewelry store at 2:20 p.m. and pointed a handgun at the employees. He warned them not to activate an alarm or he would detonate a bomb. The suspect placed an electronic charger on top of a showcase, and directed the employees to put jewelry in a bag.
Most Wisconsin jewelers have been targeted this morning in an attempt to access your Facebook credentials. The notice is threatening the closure of your page for failure to comply. It looks convincing, because it comes in as a notification from "Ads Notify Maintenance