Arrested: Franklin Police track down Cool Springs jewelry thief in Dallas, TX

Jario Godinez
Age: 19
Smithville, TN

On October 26, Franklin Police began investigating an $80k snatch & grab theft from Grogan Jewelers, located inside the CoolSprings Galleria. Investigators quickly identified the suspect as Jario Godinez, who snatched about a dozen tennis bracelets out of the hands of a sales associate.

Captured in Texas, Godinez was booked into the Williamson County Jail on January 12. FPD Flex Team Officers conducting a fugitive investigation tracked Godinez to an address in Dallas. Officers in Franklin coordinated with Dallas Police who arrested Godinez when he tried to flee out the back door of a Dallas home on December 28. Several tennis bracelets were found on Godinez at the time of his arrest.

Godinez was extradited to Franklin and charged with Felony Theft. He remains behind bars at the Williamson County Jail on a $100,000 bond.

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