VIDEO: San Francisco police arrest two in $500,000 jewelry heist

 

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — San Francisco police have arrested two suspects, accused of stealing $500,000 in jewelry last week.

It happened on June 23 at around 3:44 a.m. Police said two suspects entered the jewelry store, located on the 100 block of O’Farrell Street in the city’s Union Square neighborhood.

Police said the suspects stole jewelry valued at over $500,000. Surveillance photos and video show the suspects entering the parking garage. and one suspect entering the store and loading jewelry cases into a duffel bag before escaping with the merchandise.

One suspect entered the store and loaded jewelry cases into a duffel bag before escaping with the merchandise, police said

The suspects have been identified as 24-year-old Andreaus Trevell Garrett and 27-year-old Carlnell McKinley Pitts. Officers recovered some of the stolen property during the arrest.

The two were arrested on June 28 at around noon.

Garrett was booked for second-degree Burglary, grand theft, possession of stolen property, conspiracy, carrying a concealed weapon, and carrying a loaded firearm. Pitts was booked for degree burglary, grand theft, possession of stolen property, and conspiracy.

The owner of the store told KRON the suspects made off with $2 million to $3 million in merchandise in a span of 12 minutes. The jewelry shop is Grace Jewelry located at 121 O’Farrell.

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