Wanted Distraction Thief

July 20, 2019 - Santa Barbara, CA

The pictured female suspect entered a small jewelry retailer in Santa Barbara, CA and distracted the sole employee while she stole various items in excess of $6,000. The female suspect was in the store for approximately 30 minutes. No other suspects were seen. Based on the keys handled by the suspect, it appears she was in possession of a rental vehicle, however, no vehicle was seen. The items stolen included two vintage squash blossom necklaces and several sterling silver (vintage) bangle bracelets. Please advise if you have similar cases or have a potential identification of the suspect. Contact Det. Beltran from the Santa Barbara Police Department at (805) 897-2327. Thank you.

SBPD 19-41428.

Additional images of the featured subject.

Wanted Subject Wanted Suspect

Learn More About Jewelers Security Alliance

JSA fulfills its mission of informing and alerting jewelers about crime through frequent E-Mail Crime Alerts and print publications, a website, seminars and consulting activities.

Learn More about JSA