Tucson man suspected of reselling stolen jewelry - Tucson News Now

Tucson man suspected of reselling stolen jewelry

David Reid (Source: Tucson Police Department) David Reid (Source: Tucson Police Department)
(Source: Tucson Police Department) (Source: Tucson Police Department)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Tucson Police arrested a man suspected of buying stolen property, including jewelry and guns.

David Reid, 55, is suspected of buying, melting down and reshaping gold and silver jewelry and coins into bars to be sold to precious metal dealers, according to TPD Sgt. Chris Widmer.

Detectives obtained a search warrant for Reid's home in the 1500 block of N. Columbus Lane, where they found approximately $228,000 worth of gold and silver jewelry and coins, in addition to stolen firearms and $3,000 in cash, authorities said.

Police booked Reid into the Pima County Jail on charges of trafficking in stolen property.

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