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, of Lemay, 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.
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