Four of them were arrested in Phoenix for $ 100,000 worth of Sam’s Club jewelry heist

Phoenix Police arrested four men for burglaries in connection with a jewelry heist that took place on May 20 at Sam’s Club on McDowell Road.

The four suspects include Jamone Williams, 25; Derrick Welch, 27; Darius Sutton, 18, and a youth who, according to department spokesman Sgt. Mercedes Fortune.

The three adult suspects have been charged with at least a number of break-ins, while Williams has an additional number of criminal manipulations.

Police responded to the first 911 call for a break-in at Sam’s Club at 8340 W. McDowell Road around 1:30 a.m. after a witness, according to court documents, saw and heard four men pushing through the front door.

The store’s video surveillance revealed that an ash block had been used to secure entry to the store.While a mini sledgehammer was used to break into the display case, court documents said it was.

Around $ 100,000 worth of jewelry, including engagement rings, was stuffed into a backpack, according to court documents.

Police recovered the jewelry by tracing the jewelry’s security device GPS tracking coordinates back to the suspect. All safety devices were removed from the jewelry when they escaped from the scene, according to court documents.

Officers were able to locate and overtake a maroon Ford Expedition with California license plates and found the jewelry in the back seat of the vehicle, according to court documents.

All four occupants of the vehicle agreed with the people who were seen monitoring the store’s video and were arrested on Interstate 10 and 12th Street according to court documents.

No questions from suspects were answered during the police interview.

Police believe the incident was related to a number of jewelry break-ins at other Sam’s Club camps in California, Nevada, and Arizona. All of these incidents have the same approach and description of the suspect, according to court documents.

No injuries have been reported, Phoenix police tweeted.

All three hearings are scheduled for June 7th.

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