Woman arrested after Rolex watches stolen from 2 men in Hollywood
Police search for another woman seen on surveillance video
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – A 22-year-old woman was arrested last month in Michigan for stealing Rolex watches from two men who she met at a bar in Sunny Isles Beach, authorities said.
Alexandria Nicholas, of Dania Beach, was arrested Feb. 18 on a grand larceny charge and was extradited back to Broward County. She was booked into the Broward County main jail on Saturday and was released the next day on a $6,000 bond.
According to an arrest report, the victims were hanging out at the Porterhouse Bar Jan. 7 when they were approached by two women who asked if they could sit with them, at which time the men invited the women to their table.
Police said the friends later invited the women back to one of their homes in the 800 block of Spinnaker Drive in Hollywood, where the homeowner poured alcohol into three shot glasses and then went to the garage to get a bottle of champagne.
The man told detectives that one of the women, identified by police as Kelsey Hough, 23, handed him one of the shot glasses when he came back inside. He said he drank it and possibly followed it with a glass of champagne.
The other man said Hough also offered him a shot multiple times, but he kept refusing because he didn't want to mix alcoholic drinks. He said he eventually took the shot.
Both men told detectives that they began to feel sleepy and only recall waking up the next morning to find both of their Rolex watches missing.
Police said the homeowner checked his safe and discovered that an additional five watches were stolen and his U.S. and Israeli passports.
According to the report, the watches stolen from the safe consisted of two Rolex watches, one Cartier Santos, a Seiko watch and a Hublot watch. The total value of the stolen watches is about $60,000.
The women were captured on surveillance video running out of the Harbor Islands community through the main gate and getting into an Uber car, the report said.
Authorities are still searching for Hough, who they said was identified through a tip to Crime Stoppers.
Police said two tipsters said Hough and Nicholas are strippers at Tootsies Cabaret in Miami. Authorities confirmed their identities through social media searches and by subpoenaing information from Uber.
Anyone with information about Hough's whereabouts is asked to call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.
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