Jewel thief leaps from deck in getaway dash



MARIAVILLE — A burglar caught in the act Friday by the homeowners fled the scene by jumping off an 8-foot-high deck.

The Mariaville residents came home to find an unidentified person inside their house. Jewelry and a jewelry box were recovered behind the home, according to State Police.

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Mark Good

Mark Good

Reporter at Mount Desert Islander