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Subjects wanted for distraction theft

Scottsdale, AZ - In late January 2020, the featured subject and his accomplice committed a distraction theft at a jewelry store. Click within to learn more.

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.

Robber faces attempted murder charge after crime spree

Lahaina, HI - On January 28, 2020, 44-year-old Phillip Shorvitz was arrested for second degree attempted murder, second-degree robbery, and first-degree theft. Shorvitz stole nearly $70,000 worth of watches from a jewelry store.

Robber sentenced to 7 years after he briefly trapped himself inside store

North London - On January 10, 2020, 32-year-old Andrew Elliott was sentenced to seven years and four months in prison. On April 15, 2019, Eliott was involved in a jewelry store robbery in which a jeweler was placed in a headlock and dragged to the floor.

Gunpoint robber apprehended!

Wesley Chapel, FL - On January 25, 2020, Pasco County deputies arrested 28-year-old Michael Snyder for his involvement in two jewelry store robberies.

INSTORE Tip of the Day

New York, NY - On January 30, 2020, INSTORE magazine credited the Jewelers' Security Alliance with its tip of the day. Click within to see the tip!

Gunman Ties-up employees during robbery

Moore, OK - On January 23, 2020, at approximately 6:15 p.m., a masked subject entered a jewelry store and forced a female employee to zip-tie two of her colleagues. He then zip-tied that employee. The subject is seen on video holding a gun to an employee's head. Click within to see the footage.

Jewelry store owner hits subjects with jar of pickles

Sandy Springs, GA - On January 25, 2019, at approximately 4:21 p.m., three subjects entered a jewelry store and smashed display cases. Watch the video within to find out what happened next. 

Smash & grab robbers apprehended

Columbus, OH - On January 21, 2020, at approximately 11:15 a.m., three suspects from Cleveland committed a robbery at a jewelry store. Watch the videos within to see how the suspects were apprehended.

JSA Issues Warning After Spate of Rooftop Burglaries

New York, NY - On January 22, 2020, National Jeweler documented the types of burglaries that have plagued the jewelry industry over the past year. Click within to learn more.