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Jewelry stolen from Downing Street home

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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a suspect who stole $5,650 worth of jewelry from an Augusta home Saturday.

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Police responded to an activated house alarm on the 2700 block of Downing Street around 1:30 p.m. Saturday, an incident report said.

Deputies found both the inside garage door and front door wide open. The bedroom appeared to have been ransacked, with items thrown around the room and dresser drawers pulled open, the report said.

Among the stolen items were a $4,000 diamond-encrusted 14-karat gold watch and a $1,000 set of 14-karat gold diamond stud earrings.

Elizabeth Jackson, 73, told authorities that she had only been gone an hour and that the stolen items were on her dresser before she left.

The burglary is believed to have taken place between 1:30 p.m. and 2:28 p.m. Saturday.

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JRC2024 06/10/13 - 07:30 am
The thieves are moving on up.

The thieves are moving on up. Get your defense weapons ready.

seenitB4 06/10/13 - 07:44 am
Yep they are jrc

When the pickings get slim they move to greener pastures.

AutumnLeaves 06/10/13 - 08:49 am
SeenitB4 That's exactly what

SeenitB4 That's exactly what I told neighborhood association and law enforcement in 2001. Of course, I'm preaching usually to the choir in those meetings.

just an opinion
just an opinion 06/10/13 - 10:30 am
We Buy Gold stores

Who do you think they cater to? The jewelry is untraceable.

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