Michigan jeweler found in Florida with suspected stolen jewelry, military say

PORT HURON, MI — Police have tracked down a Port Huron jeweler in Florida that’s indicted of holding valuables that belonged to several business from a now-closed business. 

The 62-year-old male was located and arrested Friday, Feb. 2 by a U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Northern Florida Division on Interstate 75 nearby Jasper, Florida after information supposing by a Port Huron Police Department’s Neighborhood Enforcement, or NET, team.

He’s wanted in tie with blank valuables from a now-closed Rick Currie Master Goldsmiths on Huron Avenue in Port Huron. Police contend a vast volume of suspected stolen valuables was found in his vehicle.

The suspect, whose not being named since he’s not nonetheless been arraigned, is being hold in a Hamilton County Jail, tentative extradition to Michigan on transgression warrants for robbery by conversion, $20,000 or more, and robbery by conversion, $1,000 or more/less than $20,000.

“This has been an active review by members of a Port Huron Police Department with each bid being put towards attempting to locate and lapse a stolen valuables to a victims of these crimes” and locating a suspect, reads a dialect news release. 

The bid embody countless leads and hunt warrants during a review led by a NET team, with assistance from a U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Northern Florida Division.

Port Huron military investigators will work on contacting victims who filed complaints to try and definitely brand their valuables after it’s returned and inventoried by a department.

A Jan. 12 Port Huron Times Herald story records some-more than 110 complaints have been filed by business who’d left valuables during a suspect’s business, with a total value of around $250,000. 

Extradition of a think might take dual weeks or more, military said. 

Article source: http://www.mlive.com/news/flint/index.ssf/2018/02/michigan_jeweler_found_in_flor.html

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