An Affton teenager is accused of breaking into a home, stealing and selling jewelry in a Sept. 14 incident.
Devin Brower, 18, of the 5300 block of Willard Avenue in Affton, was charged Wednesday with second-degree burglary and felony stealing.
St. Louis County Police said the resident came home for lunch Sept. 14 and discovered several pieces of jewelry, with total value estimated at $4,000, had been stolen from the home in the 8700 block of New Hampshire.
Police said they discovered the jewelry had been sold to a gold buyer in the city of St. Louis. Brower was arrested and accused of the burglary and theft.
Brower is being held in St. Louis County jail in lieu of a $20,000 bond.
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