By SDCN Staff
Carlsbad, CA–Two men were arrested on suspicion of robbing a Carlsbad jewelry store of $125,000 worth of merchandise, Carlsbad Police Department said.
On September 7, Carlsbad police responded to a report of an armed robbery that occurred after 4 p.m. at Daniel’s Jewelers, located at The Shoppes at Carlsbad.
Investigators revealed that two black male adults armed with a handgun and a sledgehammer, entered the store, smashed the glass display cases, and stole the jewelry.
After the robbery, they fled south from the location on e-bikes. Officers responded to a location where the suspects were last seen. With the assistance of witnesses, officers located and arrested 26-year-old Khaliq Jones of Oceanside and 26-year-old Gregory Shearrill of Hemet.
Jones and Shearrill were booked into the Vista Detention Facility for robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, and weapons charges.
Jones is on parole for robbery and had a felony warrant for a parole violation. The property and handgun were recovered. The investigation is ongoing and there is no further information available currently.
Anyone with information about the robbery should contact Detective Collier at (442) 339-5569, or email at Christiopher.Collier@carlsbadca.gov.