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International distraction thieves wanted for multiple thefts

Cookeville, TN - On January 31, 2021, at approximately 6:30 p.m., two women identified as Andreia Anghel and Marioara Munteanu committed a distraction theft at a jewelry store. They stole $27,000 worth of jewelry. Click within to hear JSA President John Kennedy's interview about these suspects.

Webinar Recording: Holiday Season Security

New York, NY - On November 19, 2021, National Jeweler published a recorded webinar on mitigating crime during the holiday season. The webinar was given by JSA President John Kennedy and Executive Vice President and co-founder of Berkley Asset Protection, Greg Smith. Click within to view the recording of the webinar.

3 suspects arrested after smash & grab robbery in mall

Fairfield, CA - On November 17, 2021, at approximately 2:00 p.m., a group of subjects used hammers and bats to break into a jewelry store's display cases. Click within to hear an interview JSA President John Kennedy gave regarding an uptick in smash and grab robberies.

Jeweler’s High-Tech Tagging Pilot Program Nabs Its First Suspect

New York, NY - On September 16, 2021, Karen Dybis from JCK Online published an article about SelectDNA tagging technology that helped to apprehend a suspect. Click within to read JSA President, John Kennedy's reaction.

John Kennedy to receive 2021 gem award for lifetime achievement

New York, NY - On May 24, 2021, National Jeweler, published an article about the 2021 Gem Award which will be presented to John Kennedy, president of the Jewelers' Security Alliance. Click within to read the article.

JSA Issues Refresher on What To Do During a Robbery

New York, NY - On April 19, 2021, National Jeweler published an article regarding the Jewelers' Security Alliance's recommendations for staying safe during a robbery.

Two suspects charged in 2019 Halloween day robbery after being tracked by JSA

Salt Lake City, UT - On March 26, 2021, Jerome Welton McWilliams, 29, and Darnel Batts, 33 were charged with aggravated robbery. The two men are accused of committing a jewelry store robbery on October 31, 2019. 

7 ‘Smash-and-Grab’ Robbers Hit Texas Jewelry Store

New York, NY - On March 19, 2021, Instore Magazine published an article citing the Jewelers' Security Alliance's (JSA) Crime Alert which featured subjects who committed a smash & grab robbery.

Grab and Runs on the Increase, JSA Says

New York, NY - On March 5, 2021, Rob Bates, News Director of JCK Online, published an article about the increase in Grab & Run thefts that the jewelry industry is currently experiencing. 

JSA Warns of Spike in Grab-and-Run Repeat Offenders

New York, NY - On January 20, 2021, the National Jeweler's Brecken Branstrator wrote an article about the spike in Grab & Run crimes that the Jewelers' Security Alliance has documented. Click within to read the article.