Police: Woman Raids Maplewood Home to Steal Safe, Jewelry, Electronics
A St. Louis woman has been charged with burglary and theft in the incident.
A woman was charged with burglarizing a Maplewood home, stealing a safe, computer, electronics and other items.
Ceara N. Goudy, 21, of the 3200 block of Henrietta Avenue in South St. Louis, was charged Jan. 17 with second-degree burglary and felony theft.
Maplewood Police said Goudy and another woman entered a home in the 7500 block of Comfort Avenue between 7:45 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Nov. 9. Police said she and another woman stole a gold wedding band, two watches, two gold necklaces, a Cornwell diagnostic computer, a digital camera and a safe that contained cash and personal documents.
The stolen property’s value was estimated at about $3,000, according to a police report.
Police found the discarded safe in Richmond Heights with a purse belonging to the victim. Investigators discovered Goudy sold a gold necklace belonging to the homeowner to gold buyers on Kingshighway in the city of St. Louis.
The homeowner told police she knows Goudy.
After police obtained a search warrant, they found the victim’s birth certificate, which had been inside the safe, inside Goudy’s car. Police said they also found a tire iron that had been used to break open the safe.
Goudy was being held in St. Louis County jail Tuesday. Bail was set at $10,000.
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