66-year-old accused of stealing $300k worth of jewelry over 11 years

Escondido, CA- On February 7, 2020, detectives from the Escondido Police Department arrested 66-year-old Huong Thi Tran. Tran allegedly stole more than $300,000 worth of jewelry from about a dozen stores between 2008 and 2019.

Tran targeted jewelry stores in Southern California, Virginia, and Texas. Tran used sleight-of-hand to steal jewelry. Investigators from the Long Beach Police Department and Orange County Police Department assisted Escondido police in the investigation.

If you have any additional information related to Tran, please call the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at 212-687-0328.


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