3 Michigan Men Arrested After Northwoods Mall Jewelry Store Burglary

Feb 27, 2021

Three Michigan men were arrested Friday after a business burglary at Northwoods Mall.

Peoria Police Public Information Officer Amy Dotson said two men walked into Kay Jewelers around 12:15 p.m. and used a sledgehammer to smash glass display cases.

The men then fled to a vehicle waiting outside.

The men drove east on Interstate 74. They were eventually stopped at Illinois Route 116 and Blackjack Boulevard in East Peoria.

Terrion Johnson, 19; Jabreez Thompkins, 21; and Christopher Smith, 26; were all arrested for business burglary. Johnson also was cited for various traffic offenses.