Burglars Swipe $5M in Art, Jewels—From Private Home
Monet, Picasso prints among items taken
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Aug 7, 2013 11:59 AM CDT
The "Four Seasons Clock" sculpture by Andreas von Zadora-Gerlof was among the items stolen.   (San Diego County Sheriff's Department)

(Newser) – Another multimillion-dollar heist is in the news, but this one involves a private home. Police in ritzy Rancho Sante Fe near San Diego say thieves made off with $5 million worth of art and jewelry from the estate, reports the Union-Tribune and Fox 5 San Diego. The loot includes a Monet print, a Picasso print, several other paintings, gold and diamond jewelry, and pricey sculptures. Police are keeping an eye out for the items to be surface on the black market, but so far no luck.

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Ellie Oaks
Jun 23, 2014 4:52 PM CDT
Burglary can happen anytime because criminals are to be found everywhere right? So what's the big deal with this? Of course, basically it's all about your safety! What if you witness personally burglars breaking into your house and practically you would get hysterical and with that I'm pretty sure you wouldn't have an ample amount of time to call help and most impossibly would be to call 911 right? So with this situation, I came to a thought of looking for some app which would help me in times of emergencies like this and fortunately I found Safetrec and Safekidzone at Google Play which happens to be available at all app stores. Just a click would save me you from harm, trust me. Simply click this links to know more. http://safekidzone.com/#!/page_home and www.safetrec.com
OrneryPup
Aug 8, 2013 1:18 AM CDT
Inside job.
Who_Cares
Aug 7, 2013 8:19 PM CDT
Maybe homeowners needed some money??