Southington police: Man charged with stealing $10k worth of jewelry

Southington police: Man charged with stealing $10k worth of jewelry



 

SOUTHINGTON — A Terryville man faces charges after police said he stole more than $10,000 worth of jewelry from a Southington home where he worked.

Jeffrey Couture, 37, of Terryville, was charged Tuesday with second-degree larceny. His bond was set at $15,000.

Couture is accused of stealing more than $10,000 worth of jewelry at a home where he was doing “handyman” work, said Lt. Stephen Elliott. He also reportedly stole loose change from a jar.

Elliott said some of the jewelry was sold at area pawn shops. Police are working to recover the jewelry.

—Bryan Lipiner


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