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There’s a possible break in the Saxon’s robbery that occurred last May. Two Florida men appeared in a Portland federal courtroom Wednesdays are among five men charges in a diamond theft ring that hit jewelry stores across the country prosecutors said. Michael Young, 39, of Davenport, Florida and Ernest Remon, 36,  of Spring Hill, Florida are charged with conspiracy to Commit Interstate Transportation of Stolen Property and three counts of Transporting Stolen Property. Our news partner News Channel 21 reports three other defendants were also charged, but will appear in court on another date. Last May, two men walked into Saxon's Fine Jewelers in the Old Mill District and took off with some jewelry in what was described as a "grab and run". Apparently the gang conspired to steal diamonds from jewelry stores in Oregon, California, Tennessee and Nevada.

 

 

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