Livermore Falls residence ransacked, jewelry taken

Posted Sept. 19, 2012, at 8 a.m.

LIVERMORE FALLS — Police are investigating the theft of jewelry valued at $1,100 from a Fayette Road house, police Chief Ernest Steward Jr. said Monday.

A family member checked the house Friday and discovered it had been ransacked, he said. It is believed to have happened sometime since late June, he said. Entry was gained through a back door, which had about $100 damage.

To date, jewelry is the only thing missing, Steward said.

Officer Vernon Stevens is investigating.