According to a report filed with the Miami Beach Police Department, she took almost $500,000 worth of jewelry — including $100,000 in diamond earrings and a $100,000 Audemars Piguet wristwatch.

"What is it, like 30 or 40 times you gotta rob people before you go to prison? They need to be monitored, these girls."

New York State Police detectives arrested her in Queens June 28. Miami Beach Police Det. Grant Reid flew north and interviewed her. According to a taped transcript, the conversation went this way:

Detective Reid: Why did you leave Miami?

Beyah: Because when I heard about the Shaun Rogers thing on the news, I knew you would be looking for me.

Reid: Just tell us where the jewelry is so we can return it to Shaun, please.

Beyah: You won't be able to get it back.

Reid: Why not?

Beyah: You just won't.

Reid: How do you know the watch is real when you steal it?

Beyah: It's hard.

Reid: Do they feel the same, like weight?

Beyah: Some of the really good fake ones are heavy. You have to open that shit up. Then it's like all plastic on the inside.

Reid: You know you're in some very serious trouble, right?

Beyah: I don't care. I have been in the system since I was 14. I am prepared to do five years on this. I'm going to get a bad-ass attorney and fight it through.

Beyah didn't have to fight anything in that case, though. Cops talked to Rogers only once after the robbery, in September.

Rogers — who has also played for the New Orleans Saints, the Detroit Lions, and the Cleveland Browns — has made headlines in the past. In 2007, a stripper from Detroit accused the six-foot-four, 350-pound player of sexual assault. (Charges were never filed due to lack of evidence.) Three years later, in 2010, he was arrested at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport for carrying a loaded gun in his luggage.

Rogers never spoke to the media about either of those incidents, and his agent, Kennard McGuire, did not respond to requests for comment about the alleged run-in with Beyah. This past December 18, the state was forced to drop all charges because he insisted on remaining silent. A spokesman for the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office said the agency had tried and failed to reach Rogers at his NFL training camp in New Jersey and at his home in Texas.

Moreover, Beyah claims she was framed and didn't even know about the robbery until a friend called her and said she was all over the news. She then Googled Rogers and was shocked to see her name pop up in the search results.

"I've never seen [Elkins] in my life," she says. "And I had never heard of Shaun Rogers until this. Do I look like I care about football? I care about music."

With Rogers abandoning the case, there just aren't many plaintiffs left. Scott Rosen, the Pompano Beach playboy taken for $318,000, is determined to push ahead with the case. "What is it, like 30 or 40 times you gotta rob people before you go to prison?" he says. "They need to be monitored, these girls."

The fact that Beyah is still facing up to 20 years in prison for violating probation in Miami isn't enough for Rosen, who seems shaken by his encounter. Interviewed recently in his beige-tiled, spartan living room in Pompano Beach, he lifts a golf polo shirt to show the gun he carries on his right hip. He says he now keeps a weapon in every room of his home and on his boat.

The encounter with the two prostitutes, he says, could have killed him. The cocktail that Elkins mixed up was potentially lethal. "People say it's not a violent crime," he says. "But what if I was taking some kind of medication? I could have had a drug overdose."

Detectives working the case, he insists, "are not diligent enough." To date, only one victim has recovered any jewelry.

A few months ago, Rosen adds, he was at the courthouse with a detective who was working the case for the Broward Sheriff's Office when he saw a woman he thought looked like Elkins. He panicked. "I had her pulled out of the elevator," Rosen says. "But it wasn't her."

After about 15 minutes of tense conversation, Rosen relaxes, running his palms against the legs of his light-wash jeans. He sprawls out on a barstool as he invites a reporter to lunch with him, his brother, and his niece. "You have to understand," he says to explain away his jumpiness, "a robbery took place here. You can't trust anyone."

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Thugswithabadge
Thugswithabadge

YOLO is the place that the now Capt Francis Sousa of Fort Lauderdale police was in charge of the security detail, why did he allow prostitutes to work there? Is this the same guy that helped LeVin get out of his DUI then LeVin struck and killed two people on the sidewalk on A1A & Las Olas, how corrupt is Fort Lauderdale police department? 

mehungsolow
mehungsolow

"Prostitutes Steal Millions and Walk Free"

What a misleading title. I thought this was gonna be an article about GOLDMAN SACHS.

Sandra Strickland
Sandra Strickland

Birds of a feather flock together. The gents had their minds on taking advantage of the women but they beat them to the punch ha!!

Paul Sutherland
Paul Sutherland

B.O.O. H.O.O...Way to have a body guard and not use him, douche.

Dino MacabreEnt
Dino MacabreEnt

Haha Good for them, Fools and their money are soon parted. Jackasses!

 
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