Kokomo Police believe same thieves responsible for jewelry store burglaries across county lines

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KOKOMO, Ind. — Regulation enforcement is looking on the group’s eyes and ears to assist them resolve a number of jewellery burglaries throughout Indiana.

Kokomo Police inform FOX59 they imagine the identical persons are chargeable for the three crimes.

Capt. Tonda Cockrell with the Kokomo Police Division stated the primary jewellery retailer housebreaking occurred on March 26 round three:00am at Retherford Advantageous Jewellery on East Hoffer Avenue. Two folks carrying masks and darkish clothes whereas carrying trash luggage and a hammer pressured their manner into the jewellery retailer.
Surveillance footage of the incident reveals the pair trying via the cupboards, looking for jewellery. Fortuitously, proprietor Ed Retherford was two steps forward.

“It is all locked up in safes in the course of the evening,” Retherford stated. “Within the jewellery enterprise, that is normal apply.”

Regulation enforcement can be investigating a housebreaking at Bowers Jewellery in Huntington. That housebreaking occurred just some hours after the one in Kokomo, at 5:35 a.m.

Bowers Jewellery reported a housebreaking with two individuals who look like the identical duo from the Kokomo retailer. Carrying the identical clothes and carrying a hammer and trash luggage, Kokomo Police stated they pressured their manner into the jewellery store via a window.

A 3rd jewellery retailer housebreaking occurred on April 9 at Lowden Jewelers in Marion, in keeping with Kokomo Police. Similar to the opposite two crimes, two folks carrying trash luggage and a hammer pressured their manner into the entrance glass door.

“They did not get in jewellery from our [Kokomo] enterprise, they acquired a small quantity of change within the change drawer,” Capt. Cockrell stated. “However, the opposite shops did have some jewellery stolen. So, if anyone’s pawning this on the road, promoting it in pawn outlets, you would possibly name your native legislation enforcement.”

If in case you have any info that would assist police make an arrest in these instances name 317-262-TIPS.

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