JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -
12:26 P.M. JUNE 12 UPDATE: The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office has identified the three suspects arrested in the armed robbery as: John Davis, Delano Ross and Tristian Murphy.
JARED Armed Robbery suspects arrested. Info was relayed by the @FBI to #JSO about possible crime activity. #JSO SWAT was deployed. The suspects hit the business, literally with hammers while surveillance was being conducted. Suspects ran but didn’t get very far from #JSO SWAT. pic.twitter.com/K9nety00tP— Jax Sheriff's Office (@JSOPIO) June 12, 2019
11:35 A.M. June 12 UPDATE: Action News Jax has learned that the FBI in Jacksonville was tipped off by the FBI in Detroit about the suspects targeting locations in the Jacksonville area. The FBI in Jacksonville then tipped off the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office who deployed the SWAT team.
The FBI says the crime trend with the same MO has been happening nationwide.
Three men who walked into a jewelry store at the Town Center and smashed display cases with hammers are facing charges —- the 4th suspect was caught 55 miles away in Georgia, according to deputies.— Amber Krycka (@AmberANjax) June 12, 2019
At noon — I’ll tell you why JSO was able to respond so quickly pic.twitter.com/aM0KTB2yiC
The suspects in Tuesday's jewelry armed robbery are not from the Jacksonville area, according to the FBI. The names of the suspects have not been released at this time.
8:39 A.M. June 12 UPDATE: The fourth suspect in the Jared jewelry store robbery near the St. JohnsTown Center has been arrested, according to Camden County officials.
Devon Newby, 28, was arrested after officials spotted him on I-95 in the Hyundai Elantra, the car police in Jacksonville said the suspect got away in and pulled him over.
Newby was arrested for driving with a suspended license.
JSO stated in the below tweet that Newby has not been charged in the armed robbery.
Action News Jax is working to learn the names of the three other suspects JSO arrested Tuesday night.
#NEW ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECT ARRESTED: Camden County Sheriff's Office arrested Devon Newby and says he is the 4th suspect in the jewelry store heist at the Town Center.— Elizabeth Pace (@PaceAnJax) June 12, 2019
The report shows Newby was driving the Hyundai Elantra JSO has been searching for. @ActionNewsJax @WOKVNews pic.twitter.com/Jd1vYVyNE8
Original Story, June 11
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office responded to a robbery at the 4600 block of Town Center Parkway.
The incident occurred at 7 p.m., according to JSO -- two hours before the store's closing time.
Three suspects walked into the Jared jewelry store with hammers, broke glass counters, took jewelry and then ran out, according to JSO.
JSO stated in a tweet that three suspects are in custody.
Armed Robbery at Jared (jewelry store) located at the St. Johns Town Center. Three suspects with hammers in custody after they walked in, broke glass counters, and took jewelry and ran out. They busted the counter. We busted their heist! 👮🏻♀️👍🏼— Jax Sheriff's Office (@JSOPIO) June 12, 2019
Police say they are searching for the driver of a silver Hyundai Elantra with a South Carolina tag that may have been involved in the incident.
Keep an eye out for a silver Hyundai Elantra with a South Carolina tag— police believe the driver was involved in tonight’s robbery at Jared in the St. Johns Town Center. pic.twitter.com/Bo8I2R1BZA— Amber Krycka (@AmberANjax) June 12, 2019
The JSO robbery unit is still investigating.
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