Caught on Cam: Jewelry Burglary


Published 02/13 2014 11:17AM

Updated 02/13 2014 11:21AM

(KSL) A man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of burglary after he allegedly broke into a Sandy, Utah Jewelry store through the ceiling of a neighboring store, police said. 

Gene Richins, 31, was trying to break through the store's bulletproof glass with a fire extinguisher to exit the building when police arrived, according to Sgt. Jon Arnold. 

Police were notified of the potential break-in when the alarms went off at 6:35 a.m. at the Sierra-West Jewelers.

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