Jewel thieves hit Old Town home


Burglars targeted an Old Town home January 20, smashing theglass of the rear entrance door to get inside and making off with dozens ofvaluables, police said.

Includedin the haul: silverware, pocket watches, diamond rings, gold bracelets, amongother jewelry, and the victims wallet, containing credit cards and a driverslicense. The victim of the 400 block S. Fairfax St. home was out at the time,but the crime was reported about 6:20 p.m., according to authorities.

Theburglary remains under investigation and there is no connection to the rash ofhome invasions in Del Ray, police said.