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GRAB AND RUN – FARMINGTON, CT

On 7/12/19, at approximately 4:00 p.m., a subject visited a retail jewelry store and asked to see a pair of earrings. Once the items were in his hand, he fled from the store. He was described as a Black male in his late 20’s. He is 5’9” and was last seen with a beard. He also wore a backward baseball cap with a white tank top. He had unknown tattoos on both arms. He was last seen wearing mustard colored shorts. If you have any information regarding this subject, please call the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at 212-687-0328.

GRAB AND RUN – SAN MARCOS, TX

On 7/11/19, at approximately 8:40 p.m., a subject visited a jewelry store and informed associates that he was shopping for a 5-year anniversary gift for his wife. The subject was not wearing a wedding ring. The sales associate presented the subject with one watch at a time but did not allow the subject to hold them. As a third watch was being held by the store’s manager, the subject grabbed it from his hand and fled from the store. The subject was described as a 5’9” Black male. He weighs 150 pounds and is in his late 20’s. He has a light mustache and stated his name was Jason. If you have any information regarding this subject, please call the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at 212-687-0328.

GRAB AND RUN – WESTLAND, MI

On 7/7/19, at approximately 5:00 p.m., a subject entered a jewelry store and introduced himself as Gerard. He stated he was shopping for his wife. He was not sure what style of ring he wanted to buy or what his budget was. The sales associate placed a rose gold set on a ring pad and then turned the presentation over to another associate. At that time, the subject removed the ring from the pad and fled from the store. The subject was described as a Black male in his 40’s. He has small facial scars and short curly hair. If you have any information regarding this subject, please call the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at 212-687-0328.

SMASH & GRAB – FORT GRATIOT TOWNSHIP, MI

On 7/9/19, at approximately 7:30 p.m., law enforcement was alerted to a robbery at a jewelry store. As deputies were en route to the crime scene, they received reports that the subjects fled in a red Chevrolet Impala. Law enforcement from the St. Clair County Sherriff’s Office, the Michigan State Police, and the Port Huron Police Department began looking for the vehicle.

Port Huron Police located the vehicle. After the subjects refused to stop, a chase ensued. After the vehicle stopped, three subjects got out and fled on foot, however, they were apprehended shortly thereafter. A total of four teenage subjects were arrested; three 17-year-old males and one 19-year old male. Three of the subjects allegedly smashed a glass counter at the jewelry store and then fled.  All subjects are from Detroit, MI.

GRAB AND RUN – FT. WORTH, TX

On 7/7/19, at approximately 6:10 p.m., a subject visited a jewelry store and requested 22” or 24” gold chains. The subject stated he wanted a gold chain similar to the one he was currently wearing.  The sales associate presented one gold chain. At that point, the subject asked about the weight of a second gold chain in the showcase. As the sales associate was viewing the tag of a second item in the showcase, the subject grabbed the first gold chain from the associate and fled from the store. The subject was described as a 5’4”, 150 lb.  Black male. He is in his late 30’s. He was last seen wearing a white striped t-shirt with blue/gray and white shorts. He also wore a YG chain with a Jesus pendant, along with tennis shoes with bright orange heels. If you have any information regarding this subject, please call the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at 212-687-0328.

GRAB AND RUN – LAREDO, TX

On 7/6/19, at approximately 5:50 p.m., a subject visited a jewelry store to discuss his broken bracelet. The sales associate offered suggestions on how it could be repaired. During the conversation, the subject asked to view a new bracelet. Sales associates then presented the bracelet. After presenting the bracelet, another guest inquired about ear-piercing. When the sales associate turned back around, the subject fled. The subject was described as a 6’1” Hispanic male. He weighs 200 lb and in his early 20’s. He was last seen wearing a red shirt and red shorts. If you have any information regarding this subject, please call the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at 212-687-0328.

ROBBER CHARGED – ST. LOUIS, MO

On 7/3/19, 28-year-old Deven Strauther was charged with robbery. Strauther is accused of attempting to rob a jewelry store in St. Louis, MO on May 25, 2019. Authorities say Strauther and an accomplice entered one set of doors at a jewelry store. They then found the second set of doors were locked. Strauther then kicked in the lower portion of the glass and entered into the second door. At that point, the store’s owner and an off-duty officer fired at the robbers. Strauther returned fire and then fled with his accomplice in a stolen sedan.

Approximately 30 minutes later, Strauther arrived at St. Louis University Hospital. He was wearing clothes matching those worn by the robber. He was shot twice in the abdomen. Strauther’s DNA also matched blood that was found in the getaway vehicle.

SMASH & GRAB – MONROE, MI

On 7/1/19, at approximately 2:19 p.m., three subjects entered a jewelry store. The first subject carried a small orange suitcase. The second subject carried a black backpack. The third subject carried a pink backpack. The three subjects went to the display case containing certified diamond rings. The third subject smashed three display cases with a small red sledgehammer. The first and second subject removed merchandise from the display case. They placed the items into the bags they brought into the store. The third subject proceeded to turn around and smash two additional display cases before leaving. He took rings, pendants and earrings. At the 2 minutes and 30 seconds into the robbery, the subjects appeared to realize they had to leave. The subjects then fled in a burgundy Chevy Malibu. If you have any information regarding these subjects, please call JSA at 212-687-0328.

SMASH & GRAB – ELKHART, IN

On 6/25/19, at approximately 11:18 a.m., two subjects entered a jewelry store and ordered employees to “get down!” The subjects proceeded to smash two showcases. They took jewelry and then fled from the store in a dark red sedan vehicle. Both subjects were described as 6 foot tall, masked Black men. Both men had thin builds. One of the subjects had dreadlocks. If you have any information regarding these subjects, please call the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at 212-687-0328.

DISTRACTION THEFT – GLEN BURNIE, MD

On 6/20/19, two subjects entered a jewelry store with an infant in a stroller. The subjects asked to look at earrings, then gold bracelets and finally gold chains. During the presentation, both subjects conversed with the sales associate at the same time. The subjects asked to see different pieces of jewelry. Although only one piece was shown at a time, there was enough of a distraction that the sales associates didn’t realize merchandise was not returned to her. Both subjects were described as Middle Eastern females. The first subject is 28-years-old and has a thin build. She wore her hair pulled back and spoke with an accent. She also wore a black robe. The second subject is 5’4” and 27-years-old. She has a medium build and had dark hair pulled back. She also wore a black robe and spoke with an accent. If you have any information regarding these subjects, please call the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at 212-687-0328.