Authorities are investigating the burglary to a home in the River Club community that resulted in the loss of $39,000 in jewelry.
A Manatee County Sheriff's report states a home in the 10500 block of Cheval Place, in River Club South, was burglarized sometime between 6 and 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26.
Unknown person(s) smashed the rear sliding glass door to the master bedroom and entered without setting off the alarm. Once inside, the person(s) removed $39,000 in jewelry, including a $30,000 solid 18-karat gold watch. The person(s) used a pillowcase from the bedroom to carry the stolen jewelry away.
Authorities canvased the area, but did not find any witnesses, video recordings or known suspects.
Manatee County Sheriff's Office Public Information Office Dave Bristow said the office is not aware of burglaries to any other homes in that neighborhood last night, at this time.
"(The case is) under active investigation," Bristow said. "We want to make sure we get the word out. If anybody saw anything in that neighborhood, they need to let us know right away."
Contact the Sheriff's Office at 747-3011.
Contact Pam Eubanks at [email protected].