COLORADO SPRINGS — A woman is in custody in connection with a burglary that resulted in $600,000 of stolen custom jewelry.
On May 16, Colorado Springs police officers were dispatched to a home in the Broadmoor neighborhood after a woman reported that thousands of dollars worth of unique jewelry had been stolen from her home.
The victim said she last recalled seeing the jewelry a few weeks ago, but just noticed they were missing. Police said there were no signs of forced entry into her home.
Police said that a few months later a woman, who was identified as 39-year-old Elizabeth “Lisa” Bischoff, tried to sell the jewelry to a buyer in Denver. They buyer immediately called authorities.
Bischoff was contacted by CSPD and brought in for questioning on Monday. She was arrested for Second Degree Burglary and Theft.
Bischoff was a house sitter for the victim and was employed by numerous citizens in the Colorado Springs area as a house and dog sitter.
If you recognize or have employed Bischoff and feel you may have been a victim, call CSPD at (719) 385-2100 and ask for the Property Crimes Unit.