Burglar Returns to Home With Accomplice, Police Say

A St. Charles County Sheriff's deputy said Jacob Shearer had stolen items and left evidence behind in the home. Deputy Finds Suspect Near Burglarized Harvester Home, Officials Say

St. Charles County deputies responding to a call found a Harvester man near a burglarized home Monday with items stolen from the home.

Jacob Shearer, 28, of the 4000 block of Cambridge Crossing Drive, was charged with second-degree burglary and misdemeanor theft.

A St. Charles County Sheriff’s deputy said Shearer also left evidence behind in the home in the first block of Cambridge Crossing Court. He had taken $51.97 in change from the home, the deputy said.

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According to a court document, another person who had been with Shearer told police Shearer told him he burglarized the residence and returned to the house with his accomplice a second time.

Shearer is being held in St. Charles County jail. Bail was set at $10,000, cash only.

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