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Suspect in jewelry heist arrested

Posted December 16, 2009

— A Nash County man wanted in the theft of 70 rings from a Kmart in Rocky Mount two weeks ago has been arrested in Zebulon, police said Wednesday.

Thomas Allen Moore Jr., 55, of 2345 Red Oak Road in Nashville, was arrested Sunday in Zebulon. He was charged with felony larceny and had four other outstanding warrants against him, police said.

A man approached a jewelry case in the Kmart at 720 Sutters Creek on Dec. 2, jimmied the locks and stole rings valued at $20,000, police said.

Moore's bond was set at $23,000.


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  • Just the facts mam Dec 16, 2009

    Maybe he has alot of girlfriends???

  • djcgriffin Dec 16, 2009

    or the store clerks because that was their job. smh.

  • Go Figure Dec 16, 2009

    this was done in broad daylight? did no one notice he was doing this?.....he should be on the show "Dumbest Crooks in America".