Police Search For Jewelry Thief

Date: Monday, May 16, 2016, 1:30am
Location: 6343 South Padre Island Drive
Offense: Burglary of a Building (Penal Code Section 30.02) State Jail Felony
Case Number: 1605160125

A 63-year-old woman reported a burglary to her jewelry store Monday morning to the Corpus Christi Police.

The 63-year-old woman told Officers an estimated five hundred thousand dollars in jewelry was taken overnight while the business was closed. The 63-year-old woman told Officers that an unknown person broke through the concrete wall on the back of her building to get inside the store and take the jewelry. The 63-year-old woman told Officers the burglary was not discovered until hours after the burglary when employees arrived at the business.

Corpus Christi Police Property Crimes Detectives have obtained images of the suspect in this case. Detectives believe the suspect is an adult male, about 30 years of age, medium build, with somewhat dark hair, clean shaven, and appeared to wear a mask and gloves.

Anyone who can identify this man, or has any additional information about this crime should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at http://www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers is completely confidential and if the information leads to an arrest, it may earn the caller a cash reward.

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