SANTA MONICA (CBSLA.com) — A thief made off with $10 million worth of art, jewelry and cash after he broke into a Santa Monica home last week, police reported.
The items were taken some time between Sept. 12-14 from a home in the 500 block of 12th Street, according to Santa Monica Police Sgt. Richard Lewis.READ MORE: San Bernardino County Cracking Down On Sale, Use Of Illegal Fireworks With New Reporting Tool
The homeowner returned from a trip to find that several of his high-end paintings, expensive watches, wine and a small amount of cash were missing.READ MORE: NBC Will Not Air 2022 Golden Globes Amid Hollywood Foreign Press Association Controversy
A further inspection revealed that the thief had also nabbed the man’s red 2010 Porsche Carrera, which had been parked in the garage, Lewis said.
Investigators released photos of the stolen artwork, which included pieces by renowned painters Piet Mondrian, Joseph Cornell, Guy Rose and Richard Diebenkorn.MORE NEWS: Game On: LAUSD Says Venice High Baseball Team Can Play On Renovated Field
Anyone with information was asked to contact Detective David Haro at (310) 458-8432 or Sgt. Henry Ramirez at (310) 458-8453.