Pair Charged With Stealing $10,800 in Items From South County Home

St. Louis County Police said the two men stole a wedding ring set, other jewelry and two iPods.

Two men are accused of stealing items valued at $10,800 from a South County home Thursday in the Lakeshire area.

St. Louis County Police said Andrew Von Feldt, 23, drove Jeffrey Putney, 24, around the neighborhood knocking on doors in attempt to break into unoccupied homes.

Police said the two men entered a home in the 9900 block of Knollshire Drive  and stole a diamond wedding ring set, two iPods and jewelry.

Putney, of the 10600 block of Meath Drive in South County, and Von Feldt, of Pevely, each were charged Friday with second-degree burglary and felony theft.

Bail was set at $15,000 each for Putney and Von Feldt.

Von Feldt also was charged Friday for receiving stolen property in a separate incident.  St. Louis County Police said he pawned a stolen laptop computer at 10:27 a.m. Dec. 8 in the 2600 block of Telegraph Road in Mehlville.

Police said Von Feldt told them a friend asked him to pawn the computer, which was valued at an estimated $1,000. Police said he knew the computer was stolen.

Bail was set at $15,000 for Von Feldt on the receiving stolen property charge.

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