5 Middletown residents indicted in million-dollar diamond robbery

A federal grand jury has charged five Middletown residents with the strong-armed robbery of a diamond jewelry merchant in Monroeville, Pa.

Amit Patel (also known as Alex Patel), 48; Mimi Chang, 40; Andrea Mullins, 35; Deanna Williams (also known as Dee Dee Williams), 36; and Danny Ray Horne, 37, were each charged in the indictment.

MORE: OSHP cadet accused of armed robbery while dressed as trooper

The indictment charges the defendants with one count of conspiring to commit the robbery.

The FBI began the investigation after the victim filed a police report with the Monroeville (Pennsylvania) Police Department following the robbery in April 2016.

Recommended for you

Recommended for you

Recommended for you

Most read

  1. 1 Ex-Hamilton superintendent accused of sexual harassment, more
  2. 2 Father/daughter charged with theft of tools bound to grand jury
  3. 3 Juror replaced in Hamilton death penalty trial

“The government is seeking forfeiture in this case of more than $1 million, which represents the total amount of proceeds the defendants obtained as a result of the offense,” U.S. Attorney Benjamin Glassman said in a statement.

MORE: Ohio man accused of violating new state bestiality law

More from Journal-news