Forty-four year-old Thomas Bohmert, who has a record of burglary and theft, was found guilty of burglary of a habitation.
He's sentenced to 25 years in prison.
Court records state after speaking with the contractors, the victim learned Bohmert was left alone at her home.
The stolen jewelry was found at a local cash for gold business.
The sales ticket showed Bohmert had sold the jewelry.
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