Posts Tagged ‘Ecclesiastical art robbery’

Update on those stolen organ pipes

Thursday, June 1st, 2023

A church in Memphis with a rich history is rejoicing after the recovery of its stolen organ pipes. Thanks to the diligent efforts of law enforcement, the stolen truck and many of the 90-year-old organ pipes had been successfully located. Furthermore, a tip received through CrimeStoppers led the police to a nearby van, resulting in Read more

Thieves use battering ram in cathedral robbery

Thursday, November 7th, 2019

Three masked thieves used a tree trunk strapped to a car as a battering ram to carry out a night-time cathedral robbery in southwestern France. Described by Bishop Marc Aillet says as “a sacrilegious robbery”, the targeted church was the Cathedral Sainte-Marie d’Oloron, which is located along the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route to the Read more