STOLEN - Miniature Pima Baskets - San Rafael, CA

A group of 5 miniature Pima baskets were stolen from Terry DeWald's booth at the Marin Show on Sunday, February 18th. 

The stolen items include 3 vase baskets, a fretted tray and a man in the maze plaque, which is approximately 3" diameter. 

Note: The two larger trays with beaded edges were not stolen. 

If you have any information about this theft or know the whereabouts of any of the pictured items, please contact Terry Dewald at 520-749-9790 or tdewald@comcast.net

or contact the Marin County Sheriff's Office at
415-479-2311
Case# 5018–573


Stolen miniatures include the 3 vases, Man in the Maze plaque and the small fretted tray. (the beaded edge trays were not stolen)

Close up of miniature Pima vase baskets. 

STOLEN - Silver & Turquoise Bracelet Collection - San Rafael, CA

A collection of bracelets were stolen from out of a car while parked at the Embassy Suites hotel in San Rafael, CA. 

The break-in occurred in the early morning hours on 2-16-18. 

The stolen items include Navajo, Zuni and Hopi works. 

If you have any information about this theft or know the whereabouts of any of the pictured items, please contact Andrew Muñana at 323-683-9432

or contact the City of San Rafael Police Department, Officer Anthony Augustyn.
415-485-5773 or 534@srpd.org
Case# 18-1372


56 Cerrillos stone, wide bracelet
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Harvey Begay bracelet. (click to enlarge)

3 rows of bracelets on left including Butterfly, Kniefwing, Rainbowman.

Stolen Bracelets  - (click to enlarge)

4 bracelets in this published group. (SOUTHWESTERN INDIAN BRACELETS, author, Paula Baxter) Other whirling logs (swastika) pictured below.

STOLEN - Pre-Columbian Ceramic Art - Salinas, CA

During October or November 2017, a large number of Pre-Columbian Ceramic artworks were stolen from a collector's storage facility in Salinas, CA. 

A report was filed with the Salinas Police Department.  Report #17-120867

One of the perpetrators has been identified and will hopefully soon be in custody.
It is believed that the stolen items are still in California

If you have any information about these items, please contact Detective John Richardson, email: johnr@ci.salinas.ca.us 
Office Phone Number: 831-758-7478.

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STOLEN - Navajo Textiles, Wall Hangings, Pottery - Farmington, NM

On Sept 19th at approximately 5:20am, several items were stolen from the Casa Blanca Inn at 505 E La Plata St, Farmington, NM 87401. 

Items include the textiles shown in the attached images:
#1: Navajo Rug -  3' x 5', grey, black, red and tan with black border.
#2: Navajo Rug - 3' x 5', grey, black, brown and red, Stepped diamonds with multiple borders
#3: Mexican textile - 3' x 6'3", red, black and white (on back of couch)
#4: Navajo Rug - 3' x 5', white, grey and black with bottom border. Decorative wooden hanger was also taken.
#5: Navajo Rug - 3' x 5', brown, beige, black and red
#6: Navajo textile - 3.5' x 5.5', aqua blue, red, black, white and tan with fringed short sides (on couch and in video)

Surveillance camera footage below also shows the following items:
a): Pottery Jar: golden tan with hand painted animal motifs, 10" high x 14" diameter.

b): Chinese ceramic elephant bookend: 7" high, mounted on 4" x 6" rectangular base. 

Additionally, two woven baskets were stolen but have already been recovered. 

Farmington Police Case# is 17-68297
Please contact Officer R. Discenza-Smith (R#799) via email at: rdiscenza@fmtn.org or via telephone number 505-599-1070, with any information regarding the whereabouts of these items. 

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