Police investigating home jewelry heist valued at up to $1 million

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INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis Metropolitan police are investigating a major jewelry theft at a home that could be worth up a million dollars.

On Jan. 23, officers were dispatched to the 4500 block of Cold Spring Rd. to investigate a home burglary. The homeowner said someone had broken in through the back door and stolen several items, including a vintage rifle and several pieces of unique jewelry.

The rifle, an antique .348 caliber Winchester lever action rifle, is worth about $10,000. The jewelry is valued between $750,000 and a million dollars.

Since the items are unique, investigators are hoping a pawn shop, gold buyer, or jeweler would remember if someone tried to unload the stolen pieces.

Some of the more valuable pieces include:

  • Ladies custom 9MM diamond bracelet, bracelet measures 7 inches in length, 19 square cushion links, and is secured by a figure eight safety. Each link features one or two flush set diamonds, total of 24 round brilliant diamonds. Value $25,360.00.
  • Ladies 18K white gold and yellow gold link bracelet containing 84 full cut diamonds total 3.08cts all diamonds of internally flawless clarity and D-E color. Value $23,354.
  • One ladies 18K yellow gold Van Cleef and Arpels watch with detachable 18K yellow gold bracelet and bezel containing 99.02CT diamonds, model #18641B3. Value $36,989.
  • Gents 18K yellow gold and stainless steel Ebel chronograph watch with a stainless steel and 18K yellow gold sport link bracelet.  Value $10,444.
  • LDS Breitling watch – stainless steel and rose gold band with diamond dial and pearl face. Value $11,907.
  • LDS Palladium ring containing 10 oval diamonds totaling 1.54cts and 18 round brilliant cut nail set diamonds .20CTW, D color and VS clarity. Value $10,750.
  • Ladies 14K white gold pinch prong bands containing 9 diamonds equaling 1.31cts, F-G color, VS2 clarity, rounded undercarriages, solid shanks made to stack with other bands in the set, size 6.5. Value $8,202.
  • Ladies 14K white gold pinch prong bands containing 7 diamonds equaling 1.88cts, F-G color, VS2 clarity, rounded undercarriages, solid shanks made to stack with other bands in the set, size 6.6. Value $12,330.
  • Ladies 14K white gold pinch prong bands containing 9 diamonds equaling 1.377cts, F-G color, Vs@ clarity, rounded undercarriages, solid shanks made to stack with other bands in the set, size 6.5. Value $8,465.

Anyone with information about the case should call Crime Stoppers at 317.262.TIPS (8477). Callers can also text “INDYCS” plus tip information to 274627 and remain anonymous.

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