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SNEAK THEFT – MYRTLE BEACH, SC

On 9/7/17, at approximately 3:17 p.m., a suspect asked to see several items very quickly. When the sales associate presented a tray of items, he distracted the associate by asking to see a bracelet the associate was wearing. At that point, he was able to conceal a gold bracelet from the tray, without the associate noticing. The suspect was accompanied by an accomplice. Both suspects are Black males. If you have any information regarding the identities of the suspects involved, please call the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at (212) 687-0328.

GRAB AND RUN – BARBOURSVILLE, W.V.

On 9/6/17, at approximately 8:45 p.m., a suspect asked to see chains. He was shown chains, nut stated they were not heavy enough. After examining two chains, he only returned one. The suspect stated he did not have the chain and opened his hands. However, the sales associate stated his fingers were closed and she could see the tag on the chain between his fingers. The suspect then left the store. He was described as a 40-year-old White male. He is 5’10” and has a medium build. He was last seen wearing a hat with oil on it and a striped shirt with jeans. He appeared to be a mechanic. He also had slight beard growth. If you have any information regarding this suspect’s identity, please contact the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at (212) 687-0328.

GRAB AND RUN – MANCHESTER, NH

On 9/4/17, at approximately 7:45 p.m., three suspects were looking at diamond rings. One of the suspects  wanted to compare two of the rings. The sales associate had both items in her possession, when the suspect asked to see a third item. When the associate put down two on the counter to reach for a third, the suspect grabbed both and fled with his two accomplices. The suspect that committed the theft was described as a Black male in his mid 20’s. He is 6′ tall and was last seen wearing a white durag with loose fitting jeans. He is also thin. The second suspect is a black female. She is heavyset and was last seen wearing electric pink nails. She is in her mid 20’s. The third suspect is a heavyset black women. She was last seen wearing a red shirt with a long ponytail. She is in her early 20’s. If you have any information regarding the identities of these individuals, please call the Manchester Police Department at 603-668-8711.

DISTRACTION THEFT – COMMERCE, GA

On 9/3/17, at approximately 6:15 p.m., a male and female suspect discovered a showcase door that was left unlocked. While the sales associates were assisting other guests, the female gave the male a dark colored jacket/shirt that was used to cover the top of the showcase glass. At that point, the male reached over and into the showcase and stole two diamond rings. Both suspects are Black and in their late 30’s to early 40’s. The male is 5’10” and has a medium build. He was last seen wearing blue jeans and a blue long sleeve shirt with a blue hat. The female has a thin build and was last seen wearing a light colored long sleeve shirt with dark pants/jeans and a wig. If you have any information regarding the identity of these individuals, please contact the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office at 706-367-8718.

GRAB AND RUN – BALTIMORE, MD

On 8/25/17, at approximately 11:45 a.m., a suspect stated he needed jewelry that matched for an event. He spent almost an hour looking at merchandise and conversing with the sales associate to make her feel comfortable. He said he didn’t like the way he was treated at other jewelry stores. He argued about whether pieces matched. Once the suspect was in possession of a watch, chain, pendant and bracelet, he began to compare them to each other. He then fled from the store. The suspect was described as a 5’11”  and 220 lb Black male. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, white shorts, white socks and white tennis shoes. If you have any information regarding this suspects identity, please call the Baltimore County Police at 410-887-1340.

CHAIN SWITCH – JACKSON, MI

On 8/20/17, at approximately 2:00 p.m., a suspect stated she wanted to exchange her girlfriends rope chain. The sales associate removed a chain from the case and handed it to the suspect. At that point, another customer asked a question and the sales associate lost sight of the merchandise for a moment. The suspect then told the sales associate that the tag had fallen off. The suspect said she needed to discuss the exchange with  her girlfriend and handed the merchandise back to the sales associate. The associate then placed the item back into the display case. Approximately thirty minutes later, the associate returned to the case and was going to put the tag back on the chain, but realized the chain was switched. The suspect was described as a 25-year-old Black female. She is 5’5″ and weighs 155 lbs. If you have any information regarding the identity of this individual, please contact the Jackson Police Department at 517-788-4100.

GRAB AND RUN – SYRACUSE, NY

On 8/26/17, at approximately 7:10 p.m., a suspect picked out a pair of earrings and tried on a necklace. Once the suspect had the necklace put on by the sales associate, he grabbed the earrings and fled from the store. A second suspect was with him. He also fled. Both males were described as Black and in their early 20’s. Both are 5’10”, thin and wore baseball hats with white t-shirts and blue jeans. If you have any information regarding the identities of these individuals, please call the Syracuse Police Department at 315-442-5200.

INTERNAL THEFT – MONROE, LA

On 8/25/17, a former manager of a jewelry store was arrested. 35-year-old Katrina Garrett has been charged with felony theft after allegedly stealing $18,000 from the store. On 8/24/17, police launched an investigation. Their findings revealed that Garrett took copious amounts of jewelry without paying. Garrett’s arrest affidavit indicated she pawned the items at various pawn shops in the Monroe area.

GRAB AND RUN – ALBEMARIE, NC

On 8/26/17, at approximately 5:25 p.m., a female suspect was greeted upon entering a store. At first she declined help, but ended up at a ring counter. As soon as she was handed a ring, she said “I gotta go” and then fled from the store. The suspect was described as a 35-year-old Black woman. She is 5’5” and weighs 145 lbs. She was last seen wearing a yellow shirt and ripped jeans. If you have any information regarding the identity of this suspect please call the Albemarle Police Department at (704) 984-9500.

GRAB AND RUN – WILMINGTON, DE

On 8/24/17, at approximately 8:26 p.m., a suspect asked to see a gold bracelet and a watch. As soon as the merchandise was placed onto the counter, the suspect took the items and fled from the store. He was described as a 25-year-old White male. He has red hair, a scruffy beard and weighs 275 lbs. He is 5’8” tall and was last seen wearing a black hat, blue t-shirt, blue jean shorts and black shoes. If you have any information regarding this individuals identity, please call the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at (212) 687-0328.