Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGleneagles jewel heist caught on CCTV A man has been jailed for 11 years and four months for his role in a £500,000 armed jewellery robbery at the Gleneagles Hotel.Dean Jones, 39, was arrested in Brazil last year in connection with the 2017 raid.Two other men were…

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A man has been jailed for 11 years and 4 months for his characteristic in a £500,000 armed jewellery theft at the Gleneagles Hotel.

Dean Jones, 39, became arrested in Brazil final yr in connection with the 2017 raid.

Two completely different men had been jailed in 2018 over their segment within the theft, which saw 50 Rolex watches taken from the Mappin & Webb boutique.

Jones became beneficial the theft became “an act of mighty, premeditated criminality”.

The stolen watches maintain no longer been recovered.

The two completely different accused, Richard Fleming and Jones’ step-brother Liam Richardson had been jailed 18 years, and 11 years and 4 months respectively.

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Richard Fleming (L) and Liam Richardson had been jailed in 2018 for his or her segment within the theft

The weekend earlier than Fleming’s trial at the High Court in Edinburgh, police chanced on that Jones, had boarded a flight from Turkey sure for Brazil.

The Brazilian authorities had been contacted and he became detained as he disembarked from a airplane at Sao Paulo airport in August 2018.

Jones admitted taking segment within the theft all over which masked raiders brandished hammers, a machete and pistol.

He furthermore admitted, with others, time and all once more striking and smashing remark cupboards, inserting two workers in a relate of dismay and fear for his or her safety.

The total raid took set of dwelling in correct two minutes, and the workers left the scene in an Audi which became then abandoned.

They then swapped to a Differ Rover, which became later chanced on burnt out at a graveyard within the east cease of Glasgow, for his or her getaway.

Accept as true with Girl Carmichael beneficial Jones: “The theft became an act of mighty, premeditated criminality.

“You removed yourself from the country and as a topic of truth refrained from, for a critical length, coping with the path of justice for the theft and there became the necessity for extradition lawsuits.”

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