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JC men charged with jewelry theft in burglary

JC men charged with jewelry theft in burglary

July 11th, 2013 in News

Two Jefferson City men have been charged with breaking into a Cole County home in June and stealing jewelry.

Eric Davis, 22, and Aaron Boehm, 33, both of 7504 Helias Spur, are each charged with one count of second-degree burglary.

A Cole County Sheriff's Department probable cause statement shows the crime took place at a residence in the 4000 block of Route CC.

A neighbor saw a vehicle at the residence where the break-in occurred and saw one man going in while another stood by outside on the lookout. It was later determined that Davis and Boehm were the two that the neighbor saw.

Deputies obtained a search warrant for Davis and Boehm's residence and found the items that had been stolen.

Boehm did admit to going into the residence and taking the items that were reported stolen. He also admitted to burying the stolen items in his yard and that Davis was with him at the time of the crime.

Boehm has also been charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

During the serving of the search warrant, deputies found a small amount of methamphetamine, a digital scale, along with several small baggies commonly used to package methamphetamine for sale.

Earlier version:

Two suspects were arrested and jailed Wednesday after Cole County SWAT raided a residence near Taos in connection with a burglary investigation.

The Cole County Sheriff's Department reports Aaron Boehm faces charges of second-degree burglary, possession of a controlled substance and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. His bond was set at $75,000.

Eric Davis is accused of second-degree burglary, with bond set at $75,000.

They were taken into custody without incident after SWAT members served a search warrant at 7504 Helias Spur Road. The warrant was the result of the department's ongoing investigation into a burglary of a residence in the 4000 block of Route CC, which was reported June 26.

Officers reportedly recovered several pieces of jewelry identified by the victim as stolen from the burglary. They also seized one-quarter gram of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia consisting of baggies and a scale.