Jewelers' Security Alliance Crime Alert, 08/09/18

 

SUSPECTS WEARING CONSTRUCTION VESTS AND SURGICAL MASKS SMASH SHOWCASES

Joliet, IL – August 8, 2018

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 on the right in the Nike tee shirt was looking at engagement rings shortly before the attack at the showcase that was later smashed, and was seen leaving with the three suspects. The suspect on the right in the Nike shirt is described as late 20s, 5’8” and 200-210 lbs. If you have information, contact Detective Martinez of the Joliet Police Department at 815-724-3383 or JSA at 212-687-0328.

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SUSPECT USES STOLEN CREDIT CARDS TO PURCHASE HIGH END WATCHES

NY TRI-STATE AREA

The white male suspect pictured below (one with a beard and one without) has carried out a number of fraudulent purchases of high end watches at jewelry stores in the NY Tri-State area using stolen chip credit cards and counterfeit driver’s licenses for identification. If you have been a victim of this suspect or have come in contact with him, please call JSA at 212-687-0328.


FEMALE SUSPECT RUNS WITH TWO CARAT DIAMOND RING

Marysville, WA – July 31, 2018

The female suspect pictured below entered a retail jewelry store and asked to look at some merchandise. As soon as a two carat diamond ring was placed on her finger, she ran from the store and jumped into a car with two men inside. If you have any information regarding this suspect, please contact JSA at 212-687-0328.


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