Cuyahoga County

Bratenahl Apartment Concierge Indicted for Stealing Over $200,000 in Jewelry from Residents



CLEVELAND – Prosecutor Michael C. O’Malley announced that a Cuyahoga County Grand Jury has indicted Anthony Djurovic, 27, for stealing over $200,000 worth of jewelry from residents while working as a concierge at Bratenahl Place condominiums.

“This defendant was hired to assist and protect the residents of Bratenahl Place,” said Prosecutor O’Malley. “He violated and exploited that trust by committing multiple burglaries in their homes.”

Djurovic has been indicted on the following charges:

5 counts of Burglary
4 counts of Theft
1 count of Grand Theft

Between September 8th and October 8th, 2019, Djurovic entered four different apartments when residents were not present and stole numerous articles of jewelry, totaling over $200,000 in value.  He and co-defendant James Rigby, 44, then sold the jewelry to numerous pawn shops nearby.  Ribgy has been charged with 5 counts of Receiving Stolen Property.

Bratenahl Police conducted the investigation and arrested Djurovic on October 11th at a residence near E. 61st St. and Carry Avenue.  They arrested Rigby later that day near E. 88th St. and I-90.

Djurovic and Rigby are both being held at the Cuyahoga County Jail on $25,000 bond.  

Both are scheduled to be arraigned on November 7th at 8:30am at the Cuyahoga County Justice Center.