Art Crime This Week (05.26.17)



Man charged in connection to stolen Ronald McDonald statue in Clinton (My Central Jersey)


Twist in $1m heist riddle (NZHerald)


Paterson settles case of stolen painting by paying $7,000 (Paterson Times)


Eagle statue stolen from Cedar Rapids cemetery (9ABC)


⇒ Sick thieves steal football statue from the grave of a 10-year-old boy who died of a brain tumour ‘by unbolting the £1,000 granite sculpture during a FUNERAL service’ (Daily Mail)


Barre man faces charges for stealing antiques (Rutland Herald)


Gardner Museum Doubles Reward For Stolen Art To $10M (CBS Boston)


Egypt says it retrieved 4 stolen artefacts from Britain (MEMO)


Student art stolen from Rochester hospital (Fosters)


A statue of Joseph Smith and Brigham Young stolen in SLC, worth $125k (KUTV)


Police appeal for help to find bronze sculptures stolen from Bath antiques dealer (Antiques Trade Gazette)


Four arrested in Geauga County after more than $100,000 worth of antiques, historic artifacts stolen (The News-Herald)


⇒ Update: SLC police have recovered the stolen statue of Young, Smith (KUTV)


$425,000 antique clock reported stolen from Chicago show at Merchandise Mart (Chicago Tribune)


Statue stolen from grave of Iowa man (KWWL)


Birthday girl, boyfriend arrested for art theft (Global Times)


LA art dealer sentenced in theft from high-profile clients (News 1130)


U.S. Attorney: Man busted for posing as seller of stolen Gardner art (Boston Herald)


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