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Eight Distinctive Bronze Statues, Dodge Truck Stolen From Contra Costa County Home Last Week

Distinctive bronze statues, a Dodge truck and other items were taken in three thefts last week from a home in unincorporated Martinez, officials with the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office said Friday.

Deputies responded at 9:10 p.m. July 15 to a home on the 5000 block of Alhambra Valley Road where the burglaries occurred.

Deputies responded again the next day at 1 p.m. to another burglary and then at 8 p.m. the same day a 1995 Dodge 3500 extended cab truck was stolen from the driveway of the home.

Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office
A 1995 Dodge 3500 extended cab truck was stolen from the driveway of a Contra Costa County home last week. (July 22, 2016)

Besides the truck, burglars took an 8-foot tri-colored, bronze Marc Anthony statue, an 8.5-foot tall, tri-colored, bronze Cleopatra statue and a 4-foot tall, bronze Lady Justice statue.

The burglars also took two bronze tiger statues, three bronze drinking pitchers, whiskey decanters, a mink-like coat and a tile saw, sheriff's officials said.

Deputies have not finished totally the dollar amount of the loss, Sheriff's spokesman Jimmy Lee said.

Anyone with information about the burglaries or the whereabouts of the items is urged to call the sheriff's investigation division at (925) 313-2661. Tips can be left by email at tips@so.cccounty.us or anonymously by calling (866) 846-3592.

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