Hinesville jewelry heist nets burglars upwards of a million dollars in jewelry – News – Savannah Morning News

Kay’s Jewelry store in Hinesville was the target of burglars early Friday morning which netted the burglars upwards of a million dollars in stolen jewelry.

According to Hinesville Police Department Detective Tracy Howard, the burglary took place sometime after midnight at the Kay’s Jewelry store located on the 800 block of west Oglethorpe Highway.

Howard said officers from the HPD responded to a call of an alarm going off at the store. When officers arrived on scene they walked around the business saw nothing missing. The responding officer then notified 911 to have the manager of the store come in and reset the alarm and to inspect the store.

According to Howard, the manager was on vacation and was never notified by the call center contracted to monitor the business, nor was any other employee notified

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$1 million jewelry heist under investigation in Hinesville

Hinesville Police are trying to track down the thieves who carried out a heist that netted them upwards of a million dollars in jewelry.

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Hinesville Police investigating jewelry heist

It happened early Friday morning.


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It’s not often you hear about thieves getting away with over a million dollars worth of jewelry, but that’s exactly what happened Friday at the Kay jewelers in Hinesville.

And that store was closed Monday afternoon as the investigation into the incident continues.

According to Hinesville Police, the jewelry heist took place shortly after midnight on Friday morning.

Officers who responded to the alarm saw nothing in their initial investigation. It wasn’t until employees showed up at the business about 10:00 a.m. Friday morning that they discovered a hole in the roof and the jewelry missing from the safe.

And this may not be the only such

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