UPDATE: Alexandria Police Make Arrest in Jewelry Store Larceny
On Thursday, August 30, detectives from the Criminal Investigations Section of the Alexandria Police Department, along with detectives from the Metropolitan Washington DC Police Department arrested Cedric William Earles, 50, at his residence in Washington, DC. He was charged with Grand Larceny and is being held in Washington, DC pending extradition to Alexandria.
Alexandria Police Seek Public’s Help Identifying Suspect in Jewelry Store Larceny
Alexandria Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect involved in a larceny from Kings Jewelers, located at 609 King Street. On July 24, 2012, at 3:20 p.m., the suspect entered the business and asked to look at diamond rings. During this time, the suspect took a platinum and diamond ring valued at over $25,000.
The suspect is described as a black male, 40 to 50 years old, 5’10” to 6’1”, weighing approximately 185 to 190 pounds. He had a bald head, a mustache and was wearing wire rimmed glasses, an off-white long sleeve polo type shirt, blue jeans and black and brown boots. The suspect also had a tattoo on the left side of his neck that included the words, “Sigma Forever”, but might have also had a third word that is unknown.
The suspect was also wearing a unique wedding band that is described as white gold that crisscrossed at the top of the ring where there were three diamonds in a row.
Anyone with information about this case or who recognizes the suspect in the surveillance photos is asked to call Detective Julie Goble of the Criminal Investigations Section at 703.746.6804. Also if anyone has information about the stolen ring or its whereabouts is asked to call Detective Goble.
Detectives would like to remind residents that they may remain anonymous.