Jewelry Fences Arrested

The manager and co-owner of a jewelry store in Bettendorf, Iowa were arrested on May 4, 2016. They are both accused of possessing jewelry that they knew was stolen.

According to Investigators, the two purchased stolen jewelry in February valued at $16,000.

The duo; identified as Jeffrey Taylor Hughes, 45 (left) and Shane Michael Tague, 40 each face one charge of first-degree theft; which is a felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison.

Shane Michael Tague

Shane Michael Tague

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