Diamond-snatching Band of Barflies Still On The Loose in Broward UPDATE
Police have identified a band of four women who have been frequenting high-end Broward bars and strip clubs, seducing men, taking them home, drugging them and making off with their cash and possessions. One of the suspects made off with over $250,000 in diamonds, police say.
Subhanna Beyah, 25; Johnnina Miller, 25; Keshia Clark, 27; and Ryan Elkins, 23 have all been positively identified through surveillance camera footage and eyewitness accounts. Single guys with lots of cash to spend--keep on the look out.
Update:Beyah was arrested on Saturday in Queens by New York State Police, according to the Associated Press. One of Beyah's victims was New York Giants defensive tackle Shaun Rogers, from whom she allegedly stole more than $500,000 in jewelry after a night of partying at LIV at the Fountainbleu Hotel in Miami Beach. Keisha Clark, a second woman accused of robbing men from Broward bars, turned herself in to Miami-Dade Police on Thursday. Two other women from the group, Ryan Elkins and Johnnina Miller, remain at large.
Cops say that these four women work solo or in pairs and have been spotted at YOLO Lounge, Vibe Ultra Lounge, Blue Martini, Dicey Riley's and Elbo Room in Fort Lauderdale and Scarlett's Cabaret in Hallandale Beach.
Beyah has been going under the name of "Crystal", police say. One victim, Steve Kesto from Pompano Beach, told police that he met Beyah and Elkins at Blue Martini on the night of February 20 and took the pair home with him. While attempting to bang these barflies, Elkins made Kesto a vodka and cranberry while Beyah distracted him. He took one sip, while they both sipped from the bottle. The next morning he awakens to find $6,000 and four Rolex watches--valued at $96,000 total--missing and their contact information erased from his cell phone.
In other incidents they've stolen Glock pistols and diamonds. All four women have extensive arrest records. The charges include prostitution, fraud, grand theft, aggravated assault and burglary.
Oddly enough, Beyah has been linked to a now-defunct record label based out of Miami Beach. Police say that Beyah also goes under the names of Christina More, Christian Moore, Christine Brown, Christin Miller and Crystal Alex Jones. Beyah also has been arrested multiple times in Miami-Dade County for grand theft.
Police consider these women dangerous. Police departments from Broward, Miami-Dade, Hallandale Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Tampa are investigating. Arrest warrants have been issued for all four women.
If you have any information call Broward Sheriff's Detective Ron Cusumano at 954-786-4200, Fort Lauderdale Detective Tom Capano at 954-828-5526 or Detective Amy Hoover at 954-828-5914.
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