Thieves snatch nearly $1M in jewelry from upscale Houston store

A smash-and-grab heist of expensive jewelry in Houston may be an example of a nationwide gang of thieves, police said. Four men dressed in black entered the de Boulle Diamond and Jewelry store in Houston’s upscale River Oaks area Tuesday. They smashed display cases with hammers to collect diamond rings and other high-value jewelry as employees and customers stood by. The men escaped to a waiting car within 40 seconds. Jewelry valued at nearly $900,000 was taken, investigators said. The incident was caught on the store’s video surveillance cameras. “It…

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LAVISH PARTIES, PRICELESS ART AND WHITNEY HOUSTON AT THEIR WEDDING Incredible lifestyle of the Serbian singer and Russian oligarch who moored their £225m superyacht in the Thames Couple party with the s

LAVISH,PARTIES,,PRICELESS,ART,AND,WHITNEY,HOUSTON,AT,THEIR,WEDDING,Incredible,lifestyle,of,the,Serbian,singer,and,Russian,oligarch,who,moored,their,£225m,superyacht,in,the,Thames Couple,party,with,the,s A £225million superyacht owned by a Russian oligarch moored up alongside warship HMS Belfast in the shadow of the iconic Tower Bridge, last week. The floating palace, which dominated views from the central London landmark, belongs to Andrey Melnichenko and his glamorous wife Aleksandra, reported to boast a £8.5billion fortune. REX FEATURES 8 Andrey and Aleksandra Melnichenko pictured at a fundraising dinner at Hampton Court Palace in 2009 REX FEATURES 8 Model Aleksandra has worked for top fashion houses in London, Paris and Milan Andrey Melnichenko is up there with the…

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