Man Accused of Jewelry Heist Arrested

Aaron McGuire
Aaron McGuire

HONOLULU (KHNL) -- He's accused of holding up a jewelry store at Ala Moana Center while surveillance cameras were running. Now, the suspect is in Honolulu police custody.

Officers arrested 42-year-old Aaron McGuire on suspicion of robbery and drug offenses.

Investigators say he was identified as the man who asked to see some watches at Hallmark Jewelers, then pulled up his shirt to show the butt of a handgun. He's accused of taking off with several pieces of jewelry.

Police are also looking into whether McGuire was involved in a similar heist at Ward Warehouse.

Officers arrested the suspect's wife, 26-year-old Karen McGuire, for investigation of hindering prosecution.