Sunday, November 19, 2006

No Progress

A week after the theft of a Goya painting on its way to the Guggenheim comes a reminder that these kinds of cases are not so easy to crack. The Scranton Times-Tribune reports today:

"A year after the Everhart Museum was broken into — under the cover of night and a huge tent erected for the museum’s annual ball — the FBI and local police are still no closer to solving the theft of two valuable pieces of art than they were after it happened. 'It’s still an open and active investigation,' FBI spokeswoman Jerria Williams said, after conceding that leads in the case have long dried."

Full story here. Earlier posts on this here, here, and here.