By JAN M. OLSEN and BARRY HATTON, Associated Press COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) 08/01 — Thieves in Sweden walked into a small town’s medieval cathedral in broad daylight and made off with priceless crown jewels dating back to the early 1600s before escaping by speedboat,
PARIS (AP) 07/02 — Drones seen buzzing above a prison months ago may have been on a reconnaissance mission ahead of the cinematic escape of a notorious French criminal — his second in five years.Read more »
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 06/22 — Police say a quick-thinking bank teller in Ohio convinced a suspected robber to hand over his own license.Authorities say the man walked into a Huntington Bank in Columbus on June 4 and gave the teller a note saying he was armed and demanding money.Read more »
By ANGELA CHARLTON, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 01/11 — Paris police have recovered some jewels stolen from the Ritz Hotel in a dramatic heist, but are still searching Thursday for two thieves and the rest of the missing luxury merchandise.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) 07/31 — Dutch police have arrested five Romanian men suspected of stealing iPhones worth 500,000 euros ($590,000) in a dangerous heist on a moving truck.
KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) 07/19 — A notorious jewel thief with an illicit career spanning six decades has been caught stealing again, but she wasn’t after sparkly gems this time,
KIRSTEN GRIESHABER, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) 07/12 — Some 300 German special police raided several buildings in Berlin early Wednesday in connection with the brazen heist of a 100-kilogram (221-pound) Canadian gold coin stolen from one of the city’s most famous museums earlier this year.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) 05/25 — A bear with a sweet tooth ripped off the bumper of a car used to deliver doughnuts in Colorado then tried to claw its way through the trunk to get inside.
MARY ESCH, Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) 04/22 — A former Weather Underground radical who drove a getaway car in a bungled 1981 Brinks armored-car robbery that left three people dead was denied parole on Friday despite the fact Gov.
BERLIN (AP) 03/27 — Berlin police say thieves broke into the German capital’s Bode Museum and made off with a massive 100-kilogram (221-pound) gold coin worth millions.
NEW YORK (AP) 03/20 — The search for Tom Brady’s missing Super Bowl jersey is over.
The NFL says it was in “possession of a credentialed member of the international media.”
MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 03/03 — When street-gang thieves slipped with ease into a Norfolk Southern rail yard on Chicago’s South Side and ripped locks off one train,
PHILIPPE SOTTO, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 01/31 — A co-defendant in one of the world’s biggest art heists testified in court Monday that he destroyed and threw away five art masterpieces worth more than $100 million that were stolen by a thief nicknamed “the spider-man.”
LORI HINNANT and SYLVIE CORBET, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 01/11 — Investigators in Paris focused Tuesday on the possibility that the October robbery of more than $10 million worth of jewelry from Kim Kardashian West was an inside job following the arrests of a chauffeur and his brother.
SAMUEL PETREQUIN and LORI HINNANT, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 01/09 — French police arrested 16 people Monday in connection with the October theft of more than $10 million worth of jewelry from Kim Kardashian West.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) 12/31 — A former radical who drove a getaway car during a Brinks armored car robbery that led to the deaths of two police officers and a security guard will be eligible for parole next year after Gov.
NEW YORK (AP) 12/21 — New York City police say they believe the opportunistic thief who swiped an 86-pound bucket of gold flakes worth nearly $1.6 million off an armored truck in Manhattan is hiding out on the West Coast.
ABSECON, N.J. (AP) 12/19 — Police say twin brothers stole 180 bars of soap from a New Jersey supermarket but weren’t able to make a clean getaway.
ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 12/12 — A federal judge on Monday ordered a former deep-sea treasure hunter to answer questions about the location of 500 missing gold coins.
ANGELA CHARLTON, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 12/12 — French police say they are hunting for four men suspected of stealing gold dust worth an estimated 1.5 million euros from an armored truck Monday before setting cars ablaze near a major highway and fleeing.