9 Indicted in Connection With Series of SoCal Smash-and-Grab Robberies Netting $6 Million in Stolen Luxury Watches

By Los Angeles Times and Kacey Montoya,
Posted 8:36 PM, June 16, 2016, Updated at 11:55pm, June 16, 2016

burglary heistThey were strangers, federal investigators said, hired by a mastermind to plan a series of heists targeting jewelry stores in Southern California. They stormed in, smashed glass display cases with hammers and lifted $6 million in Rolex and other luxury Swiss watches.

It had the makings of a classic Hollywood heist film whose cast of characters went by nicknames: Macc Attack, Tiny Bogart, Janky Bone, Green Eyes, Bully Bad Ass and Hang Out.

On Thursday, the U.S. attorney’s office announced that nine men suspected in a series of “brazen smash-and-grab robberies” had been named in a federal indictment. Four had been arrested, three already had been in custody and two others were on the run, federal officials said.

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