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Elvis Presley'' s precious jewelry, clothes sold at Graceland auction

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 Elvis Presley AP This 1972 file image reveals Elvis Presley, the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, during a performance.

Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019|4:14 p.m.

MEMPHIS, Tenn.– Precious jewelry, clothing and other Elvis Presley-related souvenirs have actually been sold at auction in Tennessee.

Elvis Presley Enterprises says the auction at The Guest Home Graceland netted more than $600,000 Tuesday on what would have been his 84th birthday. The Visitor Home is a hotel situated actions from the Graceland house, where the singer resided in Memphis.

Graceland says a red velvet shirt likely worn on phase by Presley at a 1956 show in Tupelo, Mississippi, cost $37,500. A gold and diamond ring that Presley wore on phase and gave to his father cost $30,000. A ring Presley gave to vocalist J.D. Sumner cost $22,500.

A winter ski coat and a “Love Me Tender” theater lobby standee likewise were sold.

Presley died in Memphis in 1977. He was born Jan. 8, 1935, in Tupelo.

Las Vegas man gets 17 years in fashion jewelry store break-in

Friday, Nov. 9, 2018|3:53 p.m.

. A Las Vegas man who robbed a precious jewelry store in 2016 with a person impersonating a FedEx staff member has actually been sentenced to 17 years in federal prison, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for Nevada.

Joshua Sadat Washington, 38, was sentenced Thursday after being convicted in March on one count each of interference with commerce by burglary, displaying a gun in furtherance of a criminal activity of violence, and transportation of stolen products, officials stated.

The “sophisticated, but stopped working break-in plot” kicked into action Aug. 13, 2016, when Washington and Fedel Ezekiel Sakers came to Alfredo’s Precious jewelry shop in the 5700 block of Eastern Opportunity, officials stated. Dressed in FedEx clothes, Sakers was buzzed in by staff members waiting on a for a shipment, officials said.

Sakers pointed a gun at two workers in the shop and bound their hands with zip ties, while Washington robbed the jewelry safes, officials said.

Washington kicked one of the victims in the face, dragging her by her hair, and informed Sakers to shoot the victims, authorities stated.

Washington and Sakers stole $460,000 in precious jewelry and about $11,000 in cash in garbage bags, officials stated.

Washington later on shipped a few of the precious jewelry to himself in Miami, where a mail-carrier employee found fashion jewelry with the price tags connected and alerted authorities, authorities said.

Police recuperated extra packages in a storage locker in Miami registered to Washington, authorities stated. They took him into custody when he tried gathering a bundle, authorities stated.

Washington was also bought to repay practically $335,000 in restitution, officials said.

Sakers previously pleaded guilty to interference with commerce by robbery and brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a criminal activity of violence, authorities stated. He is serving a 16-year jail sentence.

Jewelry, purses worth $250K stolen from Encore hotel room in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –

While Las Vegas boulevard looked busy on Monday, one tourist stated the real hustle and bustle happened at the Repetition Hotel over the weekend.

Throughout a short holiday to Las Vegas, Jeffrey Berk said he lost huge, with countless dollars worth of products taken from his Repetition Hotel suite.

He stated the products included expensive watches, fashion jewelry and bags, all valued at a quarter million dollars.

On Monday, Berk offered a $25,000 money benefit to anyone who returns his stuff, no concerns asked.

On Saturday night, Berk was out in the town with his spouse. He said they left their hotel room, with keys in hand and went out to the Tony Bennett concert, however when he returned, the room wasn’t how he left it.

“The hotel door was open, the deadbolt was open in the space,” Berk said. “I right away recognized two of our laptops were gone, and I did a stock of the space. My watch roll was gone, my spouse’s watch roll was gone, a piece luggage a Louis Vuitton rolling bag was taken.”

He said in overall, thieves made off with over $250,000 worth of merchandise from his Encore Hotel suite, consisting of a $12,000 Hermes Birkin bag, a $50,000 Cartier bracelet and a $125,000 Chopard watch set.

“These are things that we buy and own because they have a high resale value,” Berk said. “It is no various than an Apple stock for us financially.”

Berk has actually earned a living by successfully sourcing and providing top of the line genuine Hermes Birkin purses, acquired by the similarity celebrities like Kylie Jenner and Keyshia K’aoir.

And he’s no complete stranger to the valley, investing a great deal of vacation money and time at the Encore hotel, he stated.

“I’m going to suggest I’ve spent at least 150 nights here.” “So for somebody whose been coming here over and over again, I’m absolutely surprised that the hotel has actually never apologized to us, they never said ‘Mr. Berk, we’re surprised this occurred.'”

Instead, he declares he’s been met reaction for going straight to the authorities, who stated they have a couple leads.

“As told to me as just recently as 3 hours ago the leads. PD are pursuing are still some staff members,” he said.

The Repetition who sent out back a statement saying in part: “We are fully working together with City on this matter and have communicated that to the visitor. As an alleged theft, Metro is the investigatory specialist on this matter as they are with all declared thefts.”

As for Berk, he said he does plan to return to Las Vegas in the future, however next time, he’ll try another hotel.

“How I feel now is totally dejected.”

Metro police verified they are examining this theft, and stated if anybody has information to call criminal offense stoppers at (702 )385-5555.

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