On November 18, 2016 at approximately 4:35 p.m., two male suspects wearing motorcycle helmets and clothing entered Provident Jewelry located at 555 5th Avenue South in Naples. One of the suspects brandished a handgun while the second suspect utilized a backpack to steal approximately 40 watches, valued at $400,000, from the jewelry store. During the robbery, suspects utilized a stolen sport-bike style motorcycle to flee the crime scene. The motorcycle was ultimately recovered several blocks away from Provident Jewelers.
During the investigation, it was determined that Reinier Ocampo, 22, of Hialeah, Florida, Rafael Montalvo, 30, of Hollywood, Florida, and Osniel Munoz Frances, 24, of Hialeah, Florida, were suspects in additional robberies and burglaries in Hialeah and Davie, Florida.
The Federal Bureau of Investigations, Alcohol Tabaco and Firearms, Naples Police Department, Hialeah Police Department, and Davie Police Department conducted a joint investigation. On April 6, 2017, Reinier Ocampo, Rafael Enrique Montalvo and Osniel Munoz Frances were indicted on federal charges which included their involvement in the robbery at Provident Jewelry. All three suspects have been linked to and charged with committing robberies in Hialeah and Davie, Florida in November 2016.
Reinier Ocampo was indicted by a grand jury in the United States District Court, Southern District of Florida on federal charges of conspiracy to commit Hobbs Act robberies, and brandishing a firearm while committing a crime of violence.
Osniel Francis was indicted by a grand jury in United States District Court, Southern District of Florida on federal charges of conspiracy to commit Hobbs Act robberies, and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.
Rafael Montalvo was indicted by a grand jury in United States District Court, Southern District of Florida on federal charges of conspiracy to commit Hobbs Act robberies.
Twenty watches were recovered during the investigation.
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