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11/29/15: East Naples Man Working for Moving Company Accused of Theft

Police arrested an East Naples resident after the man allegedly stole over $50,000 worth of jewelry while working for a moving company. The man allegedly stole the merchandise while the 80-year-old woman was having the moving company arrange furniture at her apartment.   

Robert Ridge Clinton 44, allegedly stole 8 total items during the theft earlier this month. Clinton allegedly sold three of the stolen items at a local pawnshop just after the robbery was first reported. He allegedly stole the elderly woman’s wedding anniversary ring that was valued just under $40,000. Police said that Clinton’s last known address was the St. Matthew’s House on Airport-Pulling Road. Clinton was charged with dealing in stolen property, false verification of ownership to a secondhand dealer, and theft of $50,000 or more from a person 65 years or older. If you or someone you know has been charged with theft in Fort Myers, Naples, or Cape Coral, contact the Law Firm of Viacava & Cantor for a free consultation. Call us at (239) 672-8934 to speak with an experienced defense attorney today.