Vehicle, unique statuaries stolen in residential burglary

Unique items like these bronze statues were allegedly stolen from a residence in the 5000 block of Alhambra Valley Road. (CCCSO / On File)
Unique items like these bronze statues were allegedly stolen from a residence in the 5000 block of Alhambra Valley Road. (CCCSO / On File)

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Detectives from the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff are continuing to investigate two burglaries that occurred at a home in unincorporated Martinez.

On Friday, July 15, at about 9:10 p.m., Deputy Sheriffs responded to the 5000 block of Alhambra Valley Road regarding a residence that was burglarized. The next day at about 1 p.m., deputies went to the same location for a second burglary report. That same evening at about 8 p.m., a truck parked in the driveway of the home was stolen.

Items taken in the burglaries include a number of bronze statues, including an 8-foot-tall tri-colored statue of Marc Anthony, an 8.5-foot-tall tri-colored Cleopatra, and a 4-foot-tall Lady Justice.

Also stolen were two bronze tiger statues, three bronze drinking pitchers, whiskey decanters, an MK tile saw and a mink-like coat.

The truck that was stolen is a white 1995 Dodge 3500 extended cab with California license plate no. 5Y33805.

Many of the items stolen are distinctive. Please see the attached photographs. Anyone with any information on these burglaries or the whereabouts of the stolen items is asked to contact the Investigation Division at (925) 313-2661. For any tips, please email: tips@so.cccounty.us or call 866-846-3592 to leave an anonymous voice message.

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