N.Y. cop convicted in $1M perfume heist

The jury deliberated for less than three hours over two days before finding Kelvin L. Jones, 29, of Yonkers, N.Y., guilty of various charges


By Peter J. Sampson
The Passaic County Herald News

A jury returned swift guilty verdicts on all counts Thursday against a New York City police officer accused of leading a band of cops-turned-robbers in the brazen theft of $1 million in perfume from a Carlstadt distributor in February.

The jury deliberated for less than three hours over two days before finding Kelvin L. Jones, 29, of Yonkers, N.Y., guilty of conspiracy to obstruct interstate commence by armed robbery, armed robbery, possession of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence and conspiracy to transport stolen goods across state lines.

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