NEW YORK -- New York City police detectives Saturday arrested two Tiffany & Co. employees and four other men in connection with the $1.9 million jewelry robbery at the store Sept. 4.Three of the suspects -- including a store security supervisor who is believed to be the leader of the operation -- are cousins who allegedly hatched the plan during a picnic several weeks ago, a police spokesman said Sunday.The other Tiffany employee arrested is a store security guard.The thieves were aware of Tiffany's security guard procedures and schedules and the location of its video cameras, the police spokesman said. However, they were unable to sell the goods before officers received phone tips that led them to a building in Harlem where three of the suspects were arrested, some carrying Tiffany merchandise, the spokesman added. Scott Jackson, the supervisor, and Mark Bascom, a guard, were arrested at their homes in Brooklyn. Both were charged with robbery in the first and second degree.Two of Jackson's cousins, Derrick Jackson and Mark Klass, were charged with first- and second-degree robbery and criminal possession of weapons and stolen property.Theodore Johnson and Charles Gillyard were charged with criminal possession of stolen property.The police spokesman said 255 of the estimated 464 pieces stolen have been recovered, but a total inventory of goods had not yet been completed.
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