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Norwalk Teen Charged With Stealing $5,000 Worth Of Jewelry From Home

Norwalk police said a man was arrested after stealing $5,000 in jewelry from a home on Fourth Street.
Norwalk police said a man was arrested after stealing $5,000 in jewelry from a home on Fourth Street. Photo Credit: Casey Donahue

NORWALK, Conn. -- A Norwalk man was charged with stealing $5,000 worth of jewelry from a Fourth Street home, according to police.

Joseph Delia, 19, was charged with third-degree larceny and second-degree burglary. He was held on $10,000 bond and will appear in court Jan. 12.

Police received a report at about 10 p.m. Tuesday that a box with the jewelry in it had been stolen during the day. A resident reported seeing Delia at the house that day going through a drawer, according to police.

He had asked whether his friend who lives there was home, and left after finding out he wasn't, police said. It was later discovered that the jewelry had gone missing, police said.

Officers responded to a home where Delia was staying and detained him, police.

It was determined that he had pawned the jewelry earlier in the day, police said. He was taken into custody.

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