Two individuals extradited from the West Coast earlier this thirty day period have now been charged in Frederick County with 1st-diploma theft, fourth-degree burglary, theft and conspiracy to commit theft.
Demarco Coney-Jones, 29, from Las Vegas and Kayla Tuttle, 22, from San Diego, are the two being held at the Frederick County Adult Detention Middle without having bond.
The Frederick County Sheriff’s Business office on Tuesday explained Tuttle and Coney-Jones stole around $3 million value of jewelry from a dwelling in the Urbana location of Frederick. Coney-Jones was extradited on Sept. 1 and Tuttle was extradited on Sept. 22.
The sheriff’s office environment reported its detectives labored with brokers from the FBI’s Baltimore, Las Vegas and San Diego industry offices during the investigation.
“They stayed on best of this scenario until finally the suspects were being arrested, and the situation was solved,” said Lt. Andy Crone, who oversees criminal investigations in the Frederick County Sheriff’s Workplace, in a assertion.
An lawyer named in on the net courtroom data as Coney-Jones’ declined to comment. Tuttle did not have an lawyer stated. Equally have court docket dates in October.
Investigators utilised a mix of phone data, stability digicam footage and documents from a rental motor vehicle business to recognize and find the pair, according to court data.
It was close to 6 p.m. on Aug. 18 when a detective from the sheriff’s office went to the residence in Urbana for a claimed theft. According to charging documents, the target instructed investigators he was residence most of the day, apart from for a 45-moment window. The target returned home and saw a window in the rear doorway was pressured open, and that “multiple large-finish electronics and other items” ended up bypassed whilst numerous jewelry things — specially designer watches and gold and diamond necklaces — ended up taken from the upstairs bedroom.
The target also instructed investigators he experienced at minimum $2,000 dollars in an unlocked secure in his bed room which was not touched. He stated he believes that whoever broke into him house knew about the stolen watches and jewellery and focused them particularly.
Surveillance footage confirmed a black car driving up an down an alleyway guiding the property “several times” between 10 a.m. and 5:06 p.m. on Aug. 18, in accordance to the paperwork. At 5:06 p.m., the car or truck stopped, the driver exited and walked toward the spot of the forced entry. At 5:08 p.m., the man appears to reenter the auto and the auto drives away, in accordance to charging documents.
Investigators believe Coney-Jones and Tuttle rented the vehicle from Reagan Countrywide Airport and drove it to Las Vegas, wherever they arrived on the morning of Aug. 20.
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On Aug. 28, the FBI and a detective from Frederick County executed a search and seizure warrant in Clark County, Nevada. They applied a “breaching tool” to enter the house and arrested Coney-Jones, in accordance to charging documents. In the home, they located a Rolex watch on a nightstand following to Coney-Jones’ wallet, a hat holder behind a dryer which contained a number of watches noted as stolen and another observe on a residing place desk, charging files mentioned.
Investigators found a stolen handgun and an assault rifle with a ruined serial variety in the identical bed room in which Coney-Jones’ ID and passport ID card have been discovered, charging files said.
Some of the goods at first claimed stolen, which includes necklaces and other watches, had not been recovered by the time the charging files ended up stuffed out on Aug. 28. The approximated worth of the located merchandise is about $1.9 million and features:
- A men’s Rolex Daytona Cosmograph Rainbow, valued at $495,000.
- A tailor made, 18-karat white gold Patek Philippe Nautilus Chandelier timepiece valued at $624,750.
- A Patek Nautilus Chandelier with baguette diamond watch valued at $595,000.
- At minimum 10 other watches, worth between $24,000 and $250,000.
Charging documents did not point out how or in which Tuttle was arrested.