A Northampton County man is accused of busting into a home and stealing jewelry and $4,000 worth of change, police said.
Eric Youngkin, 42, of Palmer Township, faces numerous charges in connection with a burglary that happened Sunday morning in the 2400 block of Birch Street in Wilson Borough, police said.
According to authorities, a caller contacted police to report a man breaking into a window and leaving with two buckets.
It was later determined that the two five-gallon buckets were filled with $4,000 worth of change, and the homeowner said his wife's jewelry was missing, police said.
Officials said the caller was able to identify Youngkin, who was found with a jewelry box on him, and the buckets of change were located in a nearby alley.
Youngkin was arraigned and sent to Northampton County Prison on $50,000 bail.