Two men were caught in the backyard of a Wildwood home they burglarized Monday, St. Louis County Police said.
Bobby Bird, 28, of Wildwood, and Kaleb Briggs, 28, each were charged Tuesday with second-degree burglary and felony theft.
St. Louis County Police said Bird and Briggs were arrested in the backyard of a home in the 100 block of Cherry Hills Meadows Drive in Wildwood. Police said they had just left the house at about 1:55 p.m. Monday and had a silver necklace and three gold rings taken from the home.
Value of the stolen jewelry was estimated at $1,500.
Briggs’ address was listed as 1621 First St. in St. Louis, the St. Louis Community Release Center, a halfway house. Bail for Briggs was set at $15,000.
Bird is being held in St. Louis County Justice Center. Bail was set at $30,000, cash only.
For more crime information on Eureka-Wildwood Patch, see the following articles:
- Eureka Woman Charged in Ballwin Burglary