An Evansville man has been arrested for stealing thousands of dollars worth of jewelry from Kruckemeyer & Cohn Jewelry in Evansville.

According to a press release by the Indiana State Police,

Indiana State Police Detectives developed a suspect and obtained a search warrant on September 25 for the residence of Aaron Haire, 27, of Evansville. Haire resides at 306 Indian Trail Drive and was a former employee at Kruckemeyer & Cohn. During the search of his residence, detectives discovered a safe containing loose diamonds, diamond rings, diamond earrings and bracelets. Those items were later identified as property belonging to Kruckemeyer & Cohn and valued at approximately $29,300. Further investigation revealed Haire allegedly sold more than 30 diamonds from Kruckemeyer & Cohn to an out of state online diamond auction company during 2018 and 2019 without their knowledge. According to the online company, the total amount of diamonds auctioned was approximately $37,500. Haire also allegedly used the company’s account without permission to purchase several computers and other electronic devices for his personal use.


Indiana State Police
Indiana State Police

Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office issued a felony warrant for Haire’s arrest on November 14. Haire was arrested earlier this morning (November 15th) and is currently being held on bond at the Vanderburgh County Jail.

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