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Jewelry stolen from 2 homes

Friday, October 19, 2012

North central Bedford County residents are on alert after jewelry was stolen from two homes during daylight hours Wednesday.

Much of the less expensive jewelry was found scattered along a nearby road, investigators said.

Gold taken

Jewelry was reported missing from two bedrooms of a Putnam Well Road residence at mid-morning, said a report by Bedford County deputy Carl Fox.

Eleven pairs of gold loop earrings, a pair of diamond stud earrings and a gold bracelet were in a jewelry box stolen from one of the bedrooms and two rings in a second box, Fox said.

The theft occurred between 6:45-10:30 a.m., according to the victim.

Out the window

A pillow case containing a portion of costume jewelry stolen from a Pinkston Road home was discovered by a woman walking along Trott Road around 10:30 a.m., said a report filed by Deputy Lindsey Puckett.

A broken jewelry box from the Putnam Well home was nearby, as if it had been thrown from a moving vehicle.

"It looks like they kept the gold and threw out everything else," Sheriff Randall Boyce said.

Doors busted

The Pinkston Road resident reported the theft upon arrival home around 2:30 p.m. He had been gone since 5:30 a.m., the report said.

The front screen door was kicked in and the main door was kicked off the frame, Fox said.