Category: sculpture theft

Mystery is solved: Homer was stolen (From Echo)

Mystery is solved: Homer was stolen (From Echo). THE long-running mystery over the whereabouts of a missing Basildon sculpture has been solved – it was stolen, officials have revealed Local heritage group Our Basildon has spent ages trying to track down a six-foot…

Dutch City Hides Statues From Thieves

You have to be a pretty brazen criminal to steal a pretty bronze statue, but that’s just what’s happening in the Dutch city of Nijmegen.  Ten of the city’s historic bronze statues have been stolen in what police believe to…

Salisbury, UK: Statue stolen from gallery

Statue stolen from gallery http://www.salisburyjournal.co.uk/news/8419379.Statue_stolen_from_gallery/ 11:00am Wednesday 29th September 2010 • By Kirsty Barton » STAFF at Fisherton Mill in Salisbury are having to reassess their displays and security after a limited edition statue worth more than £1,200 was stolen.…

Jaipur, India: Statue stolen from Peacock Garden

Statue stolen from Peacock Garden http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/Statue-stolen-from-Peacock-Garden/articleshow/6493921.cms TNN, Sep 5, 2010, 01.50am IST JAIPUR: A metal statue in the Peacock Garden situated under Malviya Nagar flyover was stolen on Friday night. The thieves, in a bid to steal another one, damaged…

Sculptures stolen from Breckenridge art gallery

Sculptures stolen from Breckenridge art gallery http://www.summitdaily.com/article/20100723/NEWS/100729902/1078&ParentProfile=1055 Missing art pieces valued at $7,750 By Robert Allen summit daily news Breckenridge Police Department seeks the public’s help in finding the stolen items. Anyone who recognizes the pieces or has any information…

140-year-old statue stolen from convent

140-year-old statue stolen from convent http://www.themonitor.com/articles/strong-40145-tip-convent.html June 23, 2010 8:04 PM Ildefonso Ortiz The Brownsville Herald GOT A TIP? Anyone with information about the theft of the statue is asked to call Brownsville Police Crime Stoppers at (956) 546-8477. BROWNSVILLE…

Thieves make off with 7ft topless mermaid statue carved from wood

Thieves make off with 7ft topless mermaid statue carved from wood http://www.thisislincolnshire.co.uk/news/Thieves-make-topless-7ft-mermaid-statue-carved-wood/article-2310598-detail/article.html The half-ton wooden mermaid. A BUXOM 7ft mermaid weighing almost half a tonne has been stolen from a Lincolnshire artist. The mermaid was made by an Australian woman…

Statue of reading boy stolen from Allen library

Statue of reading boy stolen from Allen library http://www.wfaa.com/news/crime/Sculpture-of-reading-boy-stolen-from-Allen-library-96323939.html by JONATHAN BETZ WFAA Posted on June 14, 2010 at 5:00 PM Updated yesterday at 11:39 PM ALLEN — For years, a sculpture of a boy nicknamed “Tommy” has been an…

Toledo Bar's Namesake Boar Statue Stolen

Toledo Bar’s Namesake Boar Statue Stolen http://www.wlwt.com/news/23754299/detail.html Owner Says He Bought Statue 20 Years Ago POSTED: 10:30 am EDT June 1, 2010 UPDATED: 10:39 am EDT June 1, 2010 Email  Print Comments (0) TOLEDO — An Ohio bar is asking…

Stolen bear statue found in bushes at community center

Stolen bear statue found in bushes at community center http://www.pioneerlocal.com/parkridge/news/2342576,park-ridge-bearstolen-060310-s1.article June 1, 2010 By JENNIFER JOHNSON jjohnson@pioneerlocal.com A nearly 6-foot-tall Scottish-bear statue, missing from Park Ridge’s Centennial Park for a week, returned Saturday just as mysteriously as it had disappeared.…

Vermont, R.I. sculpture thefts might be linked

Vermont, R.I. sculpture thefts might be linked http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20100526/NEWS02/5260376/1003/NEWS02 By PATRICK McARDLE STAFF WRITER – Published: May 26, 2010 DORSET — A second edition of a Rhode Island artist’s bronze sculpture of a woman is missing from a local home and…

Historic Monmouth statue’s staff stolen

Historic Monmouth statue’s staff stolen http://www.southwalesargus.co.uk/news/8183572.Historic_Monmouth_statue___s_staff_stolen/ 12:30pm Tuesday 25th May 2010 A 218 year-old staff was stolen from the hand of one of Monmouth’s historical monuments. The military staff, known locally as Henry’s scroll, is part of the statue of…

Vermont, R.I. sculpture thefts might be linked

Vermont, R.I. sculpture thefts might be linked http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20100526/NEWS02/5260376/1003/NEWS02 By PATRICK McARDLE STAFF WRITER – Published: May 26, 2010 DORSET — A second edition of a Rhode Island artist’s bronze sculpture of a woman is missing from a local home and…

Sculpture stolen in home burglary

Sculpture stolen in home burglary http://www.gazettetimes.com/news/local/article_c1f20548-67c4-11df-973a-001cc4c002e0.html Gazette-Times | Posted: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 1:00 am | 1 Comment Have you seen ‘Exaltation?’ The sculpture was stolen sometime Sunday. Call the Benton County Sheriff’s Office at 541-766-6858. (Contributed photo) A sculpture…