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Prosecutors say half a million worth of jewelry stolen in heist at Owings Mills store
Prosecutors say half a million worth of jewelry stolen in heist at Owings Mills store

A heist involving the kidnapping of an Owings Mills jewelry store employee a gunpoint netted half a million in jewelry, stones and watches, prosecutors alleged in a federal indictment unsealed this week. Federal authorities said six defendants began plotting in November 2012, following an employee, who was not identified in the indictment, from Antony Jewelers on Reisterstown Road, before kidnapping him to take the key and store alarm codes they used to break into the store on Jan. 16, 2013. They followed the employee to learn about the store operations, "including the habits and routine of the employee," the indictment said, and at one point, even attached a GPS device to...

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