A suspect has been caught after committing a string of jewelry heists across Southern California.

The suspect, Terence Bernell Smith, Jr. 27, from Lynwood, allegedly committed dozens of jewelry thefts across department stores, stealing around $138,000 of merchandise, authorities said.

Smith allegedly committed a string of robberies targeting Macy’s, Kay Jewelers and JCPenney stores, according to the California Highway Patrol’s Southern Division Organized Retail Crime Task Force.

The heists occurred throughout several counties including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino.

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