Michael Jason Tolley, 39, 1511 E. Chilhowie Ave., was charged for aggravated burglary and theft of property after Graybeal said the investigation implicated Tolley as the suspect.
According to the release, Tolley sold the jewelry to pawn shops in Gray and North Carolina.
Tolley was booked into the Washington County Detention Center on $21,000 bond. He appeared in Sessions Court on Friday afternoon.
In January 2014, Tolley was charged with aggravated burglary and theft under $500 for reportedly stealing a grandmother’s wallet.