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KIDNAPPED JEWELER KILLS ASSAILANTS – HENDERSON, NV

On 4/12/16, two subjects went to the home of a jeweler and told him they had one of his employees bound with zip ties. The two subjects ordered the jeweler to come with them in their car. The jeweler complied and entered the backseat of the subjects’ Nissan Altima. As they were driving through a neighborhood, the jeweler pulled out a concealed weapon, and then shot and killed the driver of the vehicle as well as the passenger in the front seat. The vehicle, having no driver, struck a car and then crashed into the side of a house. The jeweler sustained minor injuries, while both suspects were pronounced dead on the scene. The deceased suspects are identified as 34-year-old Lanard Lafare Wilson Jr., and 25-year-old Selvy Austin.

DISTRACTION THEFT – BUFFALO, NY

On 4/11/16, at approximately 8:25 p.m., a subject requested to see various watches over a 45 minute time period. The subject confused the sales associate by taking his own watch on and off and placing it on the counter pad and requesting to see other watches. While the subject had possession of the store’s watch he turned his back to the two sales associates assisting him. He then concealed the watch. The subject had shopped in the location before. He is described as a 28-year-old White male. He has an average build and wore a red pull over cardigan with blue pants and black sneakers. If you have any information regarding this subjects identity, please contact the Amherst Police Department at 716-689-1337.

GLASS LIFT – PINEVILLE, NC

On 4/12/16, two male suspects committed a glass lift on a display case of a jewelry store. One of the suspects made sure all of the associates were kept on the other side of the store, facing away from the display case. There was a small chip on the bottom of the glass door, as well as marks on the frame under the chipped glass. Evidently, the suspects were able to use some type of wire or coat hanger under the door to pull the ring out. The theft was not discovered until the following day when inventory counts were done. Both suspects are described as African American males. One suspect is 60-years-old, 6”0” and weighs 180 pounds. The second suspect is 35-years-old, 6’1” and weighs 180 pounds. If you have any information regarding the identity of these individuals, please contact the Pineville Police Department at 704-889-7867.

GRAB & RUN – JONESBORO, AR

On 4/14/16, at approximately 1:00 p.m., a female and male suspect committed a theft. While looking at earrings, the female suspect grabbed a pair of diamond earrings and ran out of the store. The male suspect then ran out of the store following the female suspect. The two suspects ran into an awaiting vehicle. The vehicle is described as a charcoal grey Hyundai Santa Fe SUV with California license plates. The female suspect is described as being black and in her mid 30’s. She is 5’6” and weighs 200 pounds. She has short hair and has a tattoo on her neck. She was also wearing dark pants, a jacket and a red shirt with an eagle on it. The male suspect is described is also described as being black. He is in his mid 30’s. He is 5 foot 10 and weighs 160 pounds. He has short hair and a thin goatee mustache and a neck tattoo. The male was wearing jean shorts and a red polo shirt with a black stripe on it. If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Jonesboro Police Department (870) 933-4600.

SHOOTOUT – THOUSAND OAKS, CA

On 4/12/16, at approximately 1:00 p.m., an owner of a jewelry store engaged in a shootout with a suspect who attempted to rob him. The suspect was wounded before he fled. He got into a car driven by another person. They then fled the scene. The owner of the store was not hurt. Investigators are trying to determine if the suspect went to a hospital to have his bullet wound treated.

GRAB AND RUN – TUKWILA, WA

On 4/10/16, a suspect asked to see men’s diamond rings. Once the suspect identified which ring he wanted to see the sales associate presented the ring. At this point, the suspect immediately ran from the store with the ring. The sales associate and a guest ran after the suspect into the parking lot, where the suspect jumped into a car and drove away. The suspect was described as an African American male. He is 5’9” and weighs 165 pounds. He is approximately 20-years-old and has a thin build with short hair. If you have any information regarding the identity of this individual, please contact the Tukwila Police Department at 206-433-1808.

GRAB & RUN – MEMPHIS, TN

On 4/9/16, at approximately 12:35 p.m., a suspect inquired about earrings. He was shown a set that he wanted to compare to another pair of earrings. As the sales associate pulled the second set of earrings out, the suspect grabbed them and ran from the store with both sets of earrings. The suspect was in the store a week prior to the theft and identified himself as Maurice. After the theft, he fled into a grey sedan that was driven by another individual. The suspect is described as an African American male. He is in his late 30’s, was 5’9” and weighs approximately 240 pounds. He wore a white t-shirt and cargo shorts with tennis shoes. The suspect was clean shaven and had a scruffy beard hair on his chin. If you have any information regarding the identity of this individual, please contact the Memphis Police Department at 901-636-3000.

BURGLARY – SOUTHAVEN, MS

On 4/5/16, at approximately 3:30 a.m., three suspects committed a burglary of a jewelry store. Responding officers found the front door shattered and smashed display cases. All three suspects are African American males. One was described as wearing a white hoodie, with black pants and white shoes. The second suspect wore a black hoodie and black pants with white shoes. The third was wearing a grey or silver hoodie with black pants and black shoes. If you have any information regarding this incident, please call the Southaven Police at 662-393-0228.

SHOTS FIRED IN ATTEMPTED ROBBERY – SAN DIEGO, CA

On 4/2/16, at approximately 8:00 p.m., a group of four males emerged from a vehicle and rushed into a jewelry store. An armed security guard was on duty inside the store. Two of the suspects grabbed the guards arm. The guard was able to break free. He then drew his pistol and took aim at the suspects. The suspects fled and the guard chased after them. At this point, the guard fired shots at the suspects, but missed. The suspects then fled in a Kia Optima with paper plates and a gray Cadillac ATS also with paper plates. Two suspects have been arrested and three remain at large. The three assailants are described as African American men between 5’10” and 6’0.” Each subject was tall, had a medium build and wore a black hoodie and black bandana covering their faces. This group is comprised of Los Angeles street gang members. If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the San Diego Police Department at 619-531-2268.

GRAB AND RUN – COLONIE, NY

At approximately 5:00 p.m., a male and female suspect approached a jewelry counter and asked to see earrings. The sales associate showed one set at a time. After displaying the merchandise the sales associate went to place them back in the showcase. At that point, one of the suspects grabbed both sets of earrings. Both suspects fled on foot. The male suspect was described as an African American male. He is 6 foot tall, had a high top haircut and wore a blue hooded sweatshirt. The female suspect is described as African American. She is 5’5 and has black hair with red tips. She wore blue jeans. If you have any information regarding the identity of these individuals, please contact the Colonie Police Department at (518) 783-2744.