April 18, 1996 |
Police are searching for a couple who robbed the Best Products Co. at gunpoint and made off with $30,000 in diamond rings. Middletown Police Sgt. James Kane said the pair entered the store, at 240 Middletown Blvd., next to the Oxford Valley Mall, at 8:45 p.m. on Tuesday and headed straight for the jewelry counter. There, Kane said, the male robber pointed a black revolver at a 17-year-old female clerk and ordered her to turn over the diamond rings. She complied and removed five display trays containing a total of 42 rings from a showcase, Kane said.
January 1, 2014 |
EXTON A band of thieves distracted employees at a jewelry store at Exton Square Mall on Friday and made off with two diamond rings worth about $15,000 in total West Whiteland Township police said. Three of the four thieves entered the Zales store together around 4:15 p.m., then separated and looked at jewelry with different employees, police said. "Two of the subjects were there dealing with one of the employees," detective Scott Pezick said. "They were asking them different questions.
September 29, 1992 |
A man charged Thursday with driving a stolen car on the Blue Route has now been charged with a jewelry robbery two weeks earlier, Marple police said yesterday. In the more recent case, Lt. Richard W. Mankin said Raphael Roane, 29, of Philadelphia, and two other men were reportedly acting suspiciously in a jewelry store in Haverford on Thursday afternoon. They left in a Volkswagen Jetta, which Haverford police discovered had been stolen at gunpoint in Philadelphia the day before.
November 7, 2012
Conan (11 p.m., TBS) - Russell Brand; Dave Attell; Cat Power. Late Show With David Letterman (11:35 p.m., CBS3) - Journalist Brian Williams; Ne-Yo performs. The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (11:35 p.m., NBC10) - Daniel Craig; Dave Salmoni; Diamond Rings performs. Jimmy Kimmel Live (12:30 a.m., 6ABC) - Actress Hayden Panettiere.
March 1, 2006 |
A Philadelphia man who police say stabbed his ex-girlfriend's boyfriend to death was arrested Monday night after a robbery and a chase that began in Exton and ended in Upper Darby Township. Darryl Lee Langerston, 23, of Whitby Avenue, and Keith Riley, 35, of the 5000 block of Turner Street in Philadelphia, were captured after robbing a jewelry store in the Exton Square Mall, police said. West Whiteland police said a sales clerk at J. Karen jewelers had been showing merchandise to Langerston and Riley when one grabbed two diamond rings worth nearly $50,000 and both fled.
February 3, 1990 |
About $170,000 worth of stolen jewelry was confiscated this week in raids on businesses on Jeweler's Row in Center City, police said yesterday. The raids, they said, followed the arrest of a North Philadelphia man who was charged with receiving stolen property after he was seen selling a large quantity of jewelry inside a shop at 88 S. Eighth St. in Center City. Police said the raids and the arrest are part of a continuing investigation by the Major Crimes Division. The investigation began, police said, when they received information that stolen jewelry was being taken to the store at 88 S. Eighth St., and as a result they put out an alert for jewelry store holdups in the region.
October 1, 1994 |
Three men, one armed with a semiautomatic handgun, robbed an Exton Square Mall jewelry store of 27 diamond rings valued at $26,865 Thursday evening, police said. The men entered the Zale Jewelry Store about 8:45 p.m., smashed the glass top of a display case with a hammer, grabbed the rings, and fled, said a spokeswoman for the West Whiteland Township Police Department. She said they were seen entering a white four-door car, possibly a Nissan or Datsun sedan, parked near the mall's south entrance.
November 23, 2000 |
Three men ambushed an out-of-town jewelry salesman at gunpoint yesterday in the parking lot of a Lower Makefield motel, taking an estimated half-million dollars' worth of jewelry, including suitcases containing gold bracelets and diamond rings, police said. The victim, 45, was alone when he was attacked at 9:52 a.m. outside the Hampton Inn on Stony Hill Road, where he was staying, Lower Makefield Police Chief Kenneth Coluzzi said. Police, who would not identify the victim, said the robbers sneaked up behind him, and one struck the man in the head several times with a 9mm handgun.
August 12, 1986 |
One or more hardworking thieves lowered themselves 25 feet from a skylight into a Center City jewelry store over the weekend, broke into a safe and climbed back out with more than $100,000 in gold, diamonds, jewelry and cash, police said yesterday. The burglary at Wolf Jewelers, 737 Walnut St., happened sometime between 5:30 p.m. Friday, when owner Robert Wolf locked up for the weekend, and 10 a.m. yesterday, when Jack Wolf, his father and co-owner, arrived, according to Detective Sgt. Edward Kachigian of Central Detectives Division.