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Police: Burglar in Affton Spotted by Neighbor, Caught with Socks on Hands

Police caught the man inside the home he is accused of burglarizing, according to ta police report.

A witness spotted a man raising a screen and crawling through a window at   about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in Affton, enabling police to catch the man inside the house.

St. Louis County Police said they found Dzevad Bektic inside a house in the 9500 block of Tiber Drive wearing socks on his hands. He had $8 in change and a jewelry box with jewelry valued at $560, according to the report.

Bektic, 19, of the 800 block of Cormar Drive in Lemay, was charged Wednesday with second-degree burglary and felony stealing.

Bail was set at $30,000, cash only.

For more crime information on Affton-Shrewsbury Patch, see the following articles:

  • Sappington Teen Charged With Burglary of Oakville Home

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