VPD Seeking Public’s Help Finding Jewelry Theives

| July 3, 2014

Valdosta-Police-Car-SideVALDOSTA, GA – The Valdosta Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding the suspects in a burglary at a local Valdosta business.

Early Thursday morning, at approximately 12:00 a.m., a burglary occurred at Steele’s Jewelry, 3338 Country Club Road, Valdosta, according to reports. Unknown offenders entered the business by breaking the glass on the front door. A number of glass jewelry cases were broken and an undetermined amount of jewelry was taken. At this time the value of the jewelry is undetermined.

Some jewelry that had been removed from the case was recovered close to the scene. A concerned citizen reported to 911 suspicious activity in proximity to the business and at that time police officers were dispatched.

Upon arrival at the scene, a search of the business and the area surrounding the business did not yield any suspects. Crime Scene Personnel from the Valdosta Lowndes Regional Crime Laboratory responded to the scene.

Anyone having any information regarding this crime or the suspects involved, please contact the Valdosta Police Department Bureau of Investigations at 229-293-3145, the VPD main telephone line at 229-242-2606, or they may call the crime tip line at 229-293-3091.

Source: Valdosta Police Department

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  1. Bobbi Watson says:

    Just brings back painful memories of when my back door was kicked in while I was at church last year. Necklaces stolen but the most painful thing was a necklace my late husband gave me was taken. The detective said it probably went to the gold buyers the next day. They recovered a few sterling necklaces but no gold. They arrested 4 people running an elaborate operation, renting a motel room to put the stolen goods in. I’m sure more people were involved. The law needs to be stricter. The criminals need to suffer. No justice for the victim.

  2. Henrick van der Laan says:

    The irony is that Steel’s has been robbing Valdosta for years.

  3. JC says:

    What happened to the alarm?

  4. Bobbi Watson says:

    I had wondered also why nothing was mentioned about their alarm system. However, the neighbor who alerted police may have been their first warning before the alarm had a chance to go off.