Jewelry Theft Ring Busted in Southern California


June 5, 2006

Jewelry Theft Ring Busted in Southern California

The sheriff's department in Riverside County, California, has busted up a jewelry theft ring and recovered $4 million in jewelry, merchandise and cash stolen from stores from Beverly Hills to Palm Desert.

Two men were arrested and were held in lieu of $1 million bail, charged with armed robbery and assault, according to the Associated Press. The sheriff's office issued nine search warrants total and is looking for other members of the ring.



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