NEW YORK — Federal authorities in New York City have introduced costs in the armed robbery of Jonathan Cheban, a actuality TV pal of Kim Kardashian.
Victor Rivera is accused of stealing a $250,000 watch at gunpoint from Cheban, the self-styled culinary influencer often known as “Foodgod.” Cheban has appeared on “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” and different reveals.
The suspect was arrested in Miami on Friday and can go earlier than a decide there early subsequent week, prosecutors stated. There was no speedy phrase on whether or not Rivera has a lawyer.
The holdup occurred in August when Cheban was arriving at a good friend’s home in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, police stated. Two males approached and requested for the time earlier than pulling a gun and making off with the sufferer’s Richard Mille timepiece, police stated.
Rivera, 29, is also charged in one other robbery involving a Richard Mille watch in June in New York. Prosecutors say a sufferer was shot and wounded in that incident.