SCOTT COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A Jackson, Missouri man was arrested in connection with burglary and stealing, according to Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter.
Alex Anthony Ressel, 20, was arrested and later released on a criminal summons with the charges of second degree burglary and stealing.
According to Sheriff Walter, on Sunday, Nov. 2 an officer took a delayed report of a burglary that happened in early October at a home on State Highway PP near Scott City.
According to the report, the victims were identified as family members. They provided information alleging the Ressel committed the crime.
It was alleged that he entered the home while the family was on vacation and stole jewelry valued at an estimated $8,000.
Sheriff Walter said Ressel turned himself in at the Scott County Jail, requesting to talk with a deputy.
In an interview, Ressel admitted to unlawfully entering the home and stealing the jewelry, which he allegedly later sold at a Cape Girardeau pawn shop for about $100.
Ressel was arrested and incarcerated pending formal charges.
Sheriff Walter said all of the stolen items were recovered.
Ressel was released on the criminal summons issued by the court to appear on Nov. 18 at 9 a.m.