Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Saturday, June 6, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Partly Cloudy Day 65° Partly Cloudy
News >  Nation/World

Police Recover 20 Years’ Worth Of Stolen Art

By Associated Press

Police recovered an estimated $3 million in paintings, sculptures and other objects stolen from churches, museums and private homes over the past 20 years, officials said Tuesday.

The works, including a bronze statue of Christ stolen from the Stibbert Museum in Florence, were discovered in 11 Italian cities during a two-month sweep of art dealerships, auction houses, pawn shops and private homes, the art theft squad of the paramilitary Carabinieri said.

Investigators traced the works to an art dealer in the Belgian city of Antwerp and have charged 21 people with trafficking in stolen goods.

Police did not disclose where the arrests were made or provide names of any suspects.

Subscribe to the Coronavirus newsletter

Get the day’s latest Coronavirus news delivered to your inbox by subscribing to our newsletter.

Asking the right questions of your CBD company

Bluegrass Hemp Oil in Spokane Valley offers a variety of products that can be very effective for helping with some health conditions. (Courtesy BHO)

If you are like most CBD (cannabidiol) curious consumers, you’ve heard CBD can help with many ailments.