The burglar broke in through a basement door.

Dover police are investigating the theft of several pieces of jewelry during a weekend home break-in.

The incident took place between 8:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 20 at a home in the first block of Starboard Court, Baytree.

The suspect got into the home by forcing open a rear basement door, damaging the door frame.

Police are continuing their investigation; anyone with information on this crime is asked to call Dover police at 736-7130. Tips may be left anonymously.

Tips also may be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at; a cash reward of up to $1,000 is possible for information leading to an arrest.