Saturday, September 23, 2023

Police: Rolex watch stolen from Jeffersons Hundred home

James City County Police have an active warrant for the arrest of a gas station employee who allegedly stole from her employer. (file photo)
(file photo)

James City County Police are looking for information after a Rolex watch with “great sentimental value” was stolen from a Jeffersons Hundred home.

Police say the watch, a yellow-gold 1986 Presidential Rolex 18-karat Oyster Perpetual Day-Date model, was taken from the owner’s home between Feb. 26 and March 15.

During that period, various service workers had been in the home, a county news release said.

The watch’s owner is offering a $2,500 reward for its return. Information that leads to the return of the watch may also be eligible for the reward.

Anyone with information on the incident should contact Investigator Kathy Swanson at 757-259-5165 or

Those with information may also contact the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Callers to the Crime Line may remain anonymous, do not have to testify in court and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 if the information leads to an arrest.

Sarah Fearing
Sarah Fearing
Sarah Fearing is the Assistant Editor at WYDaily. Sarah was born in the state of Maine, grew up along the coast, and attended college at the University of Maine at Orono. Sarah left Maine in October 2015 when she was offered a job at a newspaper in West Point, Va. Courts, crime, public safety and civil rights are among Sarah’s favorite topics to cover. She currently covers those topics in Williamsburg, James City County and York County. Sarah has been recognized by other news organizations, state agencies and civic groups for her coverage of a failing fire-rescue system, an aging agriculture industry and lack of oversight in horse rescue groups. In her free time, Sarah enjoys lazing around with her two cats, Salazar and Ruth, drinking copious amounts of coffee and driving places in her white truck.

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