C.P. man charged with theft from home where he worked

2013-01-18T21:30:00Z 2013-01-29T14:37:04Z C.P. man charged with theft from home where he workedTimes Staff nwitimes.com
January 18, 2013 9:30 pm  • 

HOBART | A 34-year-old Crown Point man stole more than $33,000 in jewelry from a Hobart home where he had been working, police said.

Patrick M. McCullom was charged with theft in Lake County court.

Police were contacted by a woman who lives in the 7300 block of Kestral Avenue about a number of items missing from her house, court documents state.

The woman said the items came up missing after she had some tile work done on her house by a person known as McCullom, court documents state.

The items missing included a diamond ring valued at close to $29,000; two diamond bracelets valued at $3,500; a gold band valued at $1,000; a laptop valued at $800 and $500 in cash, court documents state.

Some of the jewelry was later recovered by police at an area jewelry store.

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