Waterford man charged with stealing grandmother’s jewelry

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Alan Eder

Alan Eder

WATERFORD — A Waterford man is charged with stealing from his grandparents’ home while they were out of town.

According to the criminal complaint in the case, 24-year-old Alan Eder broke into his grandparents’ home in Waterford and took up to $25,000 worth of jewelry.

Eder’s grandparents had been in Florida for seven months.

Police say Eder confessed to stealing the jewelry. Eder is accused of stealing the following items:

  • One 14K, Heart-shaped pendant with 1 ct. diamond, with an oval shaped 1.01 ct Sapphire and 2 “trillion cut” 1.09 ct. diamonds, valued at $612.48.
  • One 14K, “thin rope chain” with solitary diamond setting set in “love-knot” valued at $845.00.
  • One 14K, two diamond .56 ct earrings, six prongs, valued at $1,050.00.
  • One 14K, gold hoops with 16  diamonds, .40 ct., valued at $600.00
  • One 14K, gold hand woven bracelet 27g., valued at approximately $600.00
  • One 14K, diamond cut rope chain with heart shaped drop. 3 diamonds, .80 ct. valued at $1,950
  • One 14K, gold double leaf, diamond .30 ct., valued at $1,200.00
  • One 14K, gold ring, diamond, .60 ct., valued at $1,200.00
  • One 14K, gold ring, 4 diamond, .30 ct., valued at $750.00
  • One 14K, gold “Pave” style, diamond pendant w/ 21 diamonds, .75 ct., valued at $1,000.00
  • One 14K, Pearl pendant with 20 inch gold chain, valued at $950.00
  • One 14 K, three-tiered, diamond heart pendant, w/ one .75 ct. diamond, one .50 ct diamond, and one .25 ct. diamond, Unknown value

Police say Eder sold the jewelry to Robert Haack Jewelers in April of 2012.

Police originally arrested Eder for heroin possession, but he’s now charged with theft.

Police say Eder sold the jewelry to get drugs.