San Luis Obispo County sheriff’s detectives on Wednesday recovered a cache of stolen silver bars and coins worth more than a quarter of a million dollars taken from a rural Paso Robles man.
The Sheriff’s Office took a burglary report from the man on Nov. 24, according to a news release.
Detectives investigated the incident and identified a suspect who is described as a “female acquaintance of the victim.” Investigators believe she was able to access the silver and steal it early one November morning.
Detectives served a search warrant at the suspect’s home, also in rural Paso Robles, and recovered the stolen silver.
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The investigation into the theft continues. The Sheriff’s Office will recommend the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office file burglary charges against the suspect.