Carpet installer charged with stealing jewelry from customer

Richard Burton (Source: Delhi Township Police Department)
Richard Burton (Source: Delhi Township Police Department)

DELHI TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - A Sayler Park man was arrested and charged with felony theft on Monday.

Police say a Delhi resident reported more than $10,000 worth of jewelry was stolen from her home on Aug. 27. After an investigation, police determined a carpet installer had stolen the jewelry from the home.

Richard Burton, 40, was arrested for the offense on Oct. 1. Authorities say Burton also admitted to a similar offense in Hamilton County and charges are pending in that case.

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