Ocean’s Eleven Style Robbery in Atlantic City- $500,000 Stolen

Posted on July 2nd, 2013

In a raid reminiscent of Ocean’s Eleven, the casino heist movie, $500,000 worth of jewelry was stolen from an Atlantic City casino yesterday. The robbery took place at night, and the unarmed criminals took off in a getaway car- it was an Old Skool smash-and-grab heist.

Atlantic City Police are hunting down the men in connection to the crime which took place at the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa.
The men waltzed into the store, stole the jewelry and escaped  in a waiting getaway car, police said.
The Borgata, opened for business in 2003, and sports 2,000-rooms, 4 nightclubs, a concert venue, a theater, restaurants and 11 shops.

Atlantic City Police Sgt. Monica McMenamin explained that Borgata security contacted them at about 8:45 p.m. on Monday evening to report the theft. The cops say 3 men sprinted out of the store before putting the pedal to the metal in a dark coloured vehicle. No one has been nicked yet, but the police are hoping to aprehend some suspects shortly.

If you have any information, please call the police on  609-347-5766 or Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234. Or you can text anonymously to tip411 (847-411) beginning the text with ACPD.

About The Borgata

On July 2, 2003, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa opened, an upscale mega casino aimed at wealthier customers, or Atlantic City “rejectors.”
As Borgata prepares to blow the candles out on its 10th anniversary, its mix of South Beach hipness and Las Vegas glitz has propelled it to the No. 1 spot in the city’s.
Borgata upped the ante with its excitement, food and beverage attractions, in a big way – and other casinos are still catching up,” said Bob McDevitt, president of Local 54 of UNITE-HERE, the city’s biggest casino union. There are all the usual table games and all the popular slots including Cleopatra Slots and Book of Ra, in a setting that is markedly up market compared to the Atlantic City average,
Borgata has helped morph Atlantic City from a one horse gambling town into a trendy tourist destination with high-end shopping, dining and entertainment.

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