Jewelry Store Heists: $17,000 in Rewards Offered

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Screen shot 2014-04-23 at 3.57.44 PMKENT COUNTY, Mich (April 24, 2014) – Several law enforcement agencies have come forward offering reward money to try to generate tips that will find the suspects responsible for two jewelry heists early this week.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is now assisting authorities on both sides of the state after Medawar Fine Jewelry in Plainfield Township and Tapper’s Diamond  and Fine Jewelry in West Bloomfield were robbed earlier this week.

The FBI is offering $10,000 for information that leads to an arrest and conviction of the suspects involved.  Tapper’s Diamond and Fine Jewelry has offered a $5,000 reward, and Kent County Silent Observer and Crime Stoppers of Southeast Michigan have offered $1,000 each.

Anyone with information on these crimes is being encouraged to call the Kent County Sheriff’s Department at 616-336-3113 or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.

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  • frightened

    When is the media going ackollage the stream of criminals coming into west Michigan from Detroit and Chicago?
    Everyone knows it- its a joke. West Michigan is easy pickings for big city hoods.

  • susan modrzynski

    If one of these robbers was shot,does it have anything to do with a guy who was all bloody,found laying in a ditch on 133 st. north of hopkins in the hillards area?Where numberous state police went to on Wednesday?Someone seen a guy in the thought he was dead and he got up and ran. And nobody has heard anything regaurding this?