2012-12-20 / News

Investigation leads to arrests for jewelry thefts

Two suspects were arrested Dec. 13 as a result of an investigation by the Jamestown Police Department of a breaking and entering that occurred on Dec. 2.

Monique Irwin, 28, formerly of Jamestown, and Josh Ziobrowski, 27, were both charged with larceny under $1,500. Irwin was also charged with breaking and entering and driving with a suspended license. Both were taken into custody, processed and transported to 2nd Division Court in Newport where they were ordered held at the ACI as probation violators.

Following the investigation, police acquired an arrest warrant for Irwin. On Dec. 13, police observed Irwin driving her vehicle and pulled her over. Ziobrowki was a passenger. After impounding the vehicle, police executed a search warrant of the car and allegedly discovered stolen jewelry. Ziobrowski was charged with receiving stolen property after the stolen goods were recovered from his side of the vehicle. Detectives executed a separate search warrant the following day at a North Kingstown residence and allegedly found additional stolen jewelry. According to Police Chief Ed Mello, additional charges are expected to be filed against both defendants.

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