Source: NorthFulton.com

Thief steals $43K in valuable paintings, jewelry in Forsyth County

by Staff Reports

August 02, 2013

CUMMING, Ga. — A man came home from dinner to find his home ransacked and items totaling about $43,000 stolen, according to a Forsyth County Sheriff’s incident report.

At about 1 a.m. July 28, a man in the 2000 block of Fleetwood Drive told deputies he came home to find his back door open and property missing.

The thieves broke through the back door, opened and emptied out drawers and stole $27,700 in art paintings and prints.

The man said the painting his daughter made, valued at about $200, was worth more than all the other items stolen.

The man said he was also missing about $9,000 in jewelry, a flat-screen television and DVD player, a ladder and other miscellaneous tools and household items.

This article appeared in the August 8 issue of the Forsyth Herald.