2 charged in theft of $27,000 in jewelry from M'ville Meijer

2012-06-28T22:30:00Z 2 charged in theft of $27,000 in jewelry from M'ville MeijerBy Times Staff nwitimes.com
June 28, 2012 10:30 pm  • 

MERRILLVILLE | Two people are accused of stealing more than $27,000 worth of jewelry from Meijer.

Terrence Peoples, 18, of Gary, and a juvenile were charged with two counts of theft, police said.

Court documents state the pair took about $13,350 worth of jewelry June 19 from the store on U.S. 30 near Merrillville Road. They also took about $13,805 worth of jewelry June 21, documents state.

The two were identified as suspects in the thefts after they arrested June 25 in connection with a conversion at Meijer, documents state.

Police said a third person is believed to be involved in one of the thefts, but investigators still are working to identify the person.

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