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      John Thomas Cook IV, mall security officer arrested for stealing jewelry

      John Thomas Cook IV. (Photo: Anne Arundel County Police)

      A security officer at Arundel Mills Mall{}was arrested for stealing jewelry from a Gold Rush kiosk.

      Police say John Thomas Cook IV, 22, of Millersville, Md., is charged with theft from $10,000 to under $100,000.

      Authorities say Cook, along with a second suspect, was identified after reviewing witness information and surveillance footage from the mall. During a search of the suspects' homes, officers recovered jewelry and cash belonging to the kiosk.

      Charges are pending against a second suspect.

      The investigation is ongoing.