Violent fugitives arrested for shooting jeweler

July 16, 2022 - Huntington Beach, CA

On the date listed above, the suspects featured below, identified as 22-year-old Matthew Jones and 18-year-old Helen Simmons were arrested in Huntington Beach, CA after a vehicle pursuit.

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office in Arizona said their descriptions were consistent with the descriptions of the suspects involved in a gunpoint smash and grab robbery at a jewelry store in Anthem, AZ on July 12, 2022.

On that date, the two suspects named above allegedly went into the store and one suspect brandished a gun at employees, while a second suspect smashed display cases and stole jewelry. During the robbery, an employee sustained a gunshot wound. The suspects then fled on a motorcycle.

The suspects led police on a chase that lasted over one hour. Watch the video below to see the pursuit and their arrests.

Robbers wearing helmets

Images from jewelry store robbery in Anthem, AZ.


AZ Gunpoint Robbery Suspects

Matthew Jones and Helen Simmons


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