‘Bill & Ted’ producer arrested after allegedly stealing over $1 million in robbery

Jacqueline Jewett and Raymond Bouderau during treatment in Suffolk County. The couple have been indicted by a grand jury for burglary and theft after allegedly stealing more than $1 million from the two homes of a wealthy woman (Suffolk County prosecutor)

The producer behind one of the ‘Bill and Ted’ films is now accused of participating in a heist to steal over $1 million in cash and property.

Raymond Bouderau, 49, of New York, and Jacqueline Jewett, 57, of Connecticut, were arrested and charged with first-degree grand larceny, two counts of second-degree burglary and fourth-degree conspiracy, prosecutors say of Suffolk County. Desk.

Mr. Bouderau is named CEO of Living the Dream Films, which produced Bill and Ted face the music, a time-traveling sequel to the comedy franchise.

The East Hampton Star reports that the burglary took place in September at a woman’s homes in Sag Harbor and Manhattan.

Ms Jewett and Mr Bouderau were in an “on-and-off romantic relationship” and allegedly planned the heist once Ms Jewett learned the victim’s house would be empty, according to the newspaper.

She allegedly received addresses, travel dates and other personal information through the victim’s boyfriend, who was also Ms Jewett’s ex-boyfriend.

Ms Jewett was charged with second-degree burglary and first-degree robbery.

Suffolk County District Attorney Ray Tierney described the duo’s heist plan as “meticulously planned” and said it looked like a “bad movie script”, according to the newspaper.

The heist was scheduled for September 22, when the victim was out of town, Tierney said.

“The house was ransacked and several safes were compromised. Obviously the electricity was cut to disable any surveillance cameras that may have been there,” he said.

Mr. Tierney said Patch that the would-be burglar team managed to get away with over a million dollars before being caught.

“Life isn’t like the movies. These defendants thought it would be a good idea to do a ‘heist’, in which they secretly gathered criminal intelligence on their wealthy target, orchestrated unlawful trespassing at two locations and got away with over a million dollars in proceeds,” he said. “Fortunately, unlike the movies, Suffolk County law enforcement doesn’t sit idly by and together the Detective investigators from the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, New York State Police and Sag Harbor Police Department were able to quickly resolve this case.

Police managed to locate a truck believed to have been used in the heist by the duo and discovered it belonged to Mr. Bouderau. Based on this evidence, the couple was indicted by a grand jury on December 2. When investigators caught up with Mr. Bouderau and Ms. Jewett following the indictment, they seized more than $1 million in property recovered from the home. Items included an AR-15 rifle, jewelry, artwork, and over 40 bottles of fine wine.

The police also found a large amount of ketamine in Mr. Bouderau’s apartment.

Investigators extracted text messages from the duo’s phones and found they allegedly discussed the stolen items. Mr. Bouderau had photos of some of the stolen artwork saved on his phone. Investigators believe he was trying to determine the value of the coins.

Ms. Jewett is being held on $400,000 bail and Mr. Bouderau is on $650,000 bail, court records show.

Gerard McCloskey, Ms Jewett’s lawyer, said she had pleaded not guilty.

“She is a 57-year-old woman who has never had a problem with justice in her life,” he said. press day.

Connecticut State Police said Ms Jewett turned herself in on November 30 after learning she was wanted on a felony warrant.

Mr. Bouderau is a film producer who lives in New York. According to his company’s website, he has worked with celebrities such as Alec Baldwin, Johnny Depp, Adam Levine and Amanda Seyfried.

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