Suspect Arrested for Stolen Nike Products Worth $5 Million NR24034dm/lr

January 29, 2024

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department’s, Commercial Crimes Division Cargo Theft Unit, announces the arrest of a suspect involved in huge Organized Retail Crime.

On January 27, 2024, detectives from the Commercial Crimes Division’s Cargo Theft Unit, Major Theft Task Force, and the Organized Retail Crimes Task Force executed two separate search warrants in Hollywood and the City of Hawthorne, CA. The Hawthorne location was identified as a warehouse where the suspect was seen delivering stolen Nike products.

Detectives along with Nike’s Global Security Director and other supply chain investigators, conducted a search of the location and discovered thousands of pairs of stolen Nike shoes, clothing, accessories, and unique prototypes worth approximately $5,000,000.00.

This investigation led to the arrest of, 37-Year-Old Roy Lee Harvey Jr. It is believed Harvey Jr. is responsible for receiving, redistributing, and reselling a high dollar amount of stolen property. Harvey was booked for 496(a) PC – Receiving Stolen Property, Booking No, 6749801.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Commercial Crimes Division, at (213) 486-5920, between 6:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.