[meteorite-list] ARREST MADE in break in and meteorite theft.

From: Stuart McDaniel <actionshooting_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Sun, 30 Dec 2012 14:38:16 -0600
Message-ID: <6178ED73-6F0F-4373-A662-AB398144541C_at_carolina.rr.com>

That is awesome! Crime don't pay!

Stuart McDaniel

On Dec 30, 2012, at 14:03, J Sinclair <john at meteoriteusa.com> wrote:

> Dear Collectors and Dealers.
> Thank you to everyone that has helped in getting the word out about
> the break in and theft at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute.
> The Sheriff's Department has released information that meteorites and
> other items have been recovered. No details yet on the extent of the
> recovery.
> John Sinclair
> Curator of Meteorites
> Research Affiliate
> Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute
> One PARI Drive
> Rosman, NC 28772
> jsinclair at pari.edu
> www.pari.edu
> Below is the release from the Transylvania County Sheriff's Dept:
> The Transylvania County Sheriff?s Office has identified and charged
> two individuals involved in the breaking and entering of Pisgah
> Astronomical Research Institute.
> The two individuals are:
> Robin Morris Baldwin Jr.
> Age 30
> Hendersonville, N.C.
> Brian Thomas Koontz
> Age 29
> Balsam Grove, N.C.
> In the early morning hours of 12/24/2012 individuals entered the
> facility and took items such as monitors, televisions, and projectors.
> The individuals also took meteorites that were on display at the
> Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute.
> Transylvania County Sheriff?s Office had asked the media for its
> assistance in identifying three individuals that visited Pisgah
> Astronomical Research Institute on 12/21/2012 as they were considered
> persons of interest.
> The investigation led to one of the above listed names. Through
> investigators diligent work most of the property including meteorites
> were recovered.
> The above listed individuals have been each charged with Felony
> Breaking and Entering, Conspiring to Breaking and Entering, Felony
> Larceny, Conspiring to Commit Larceny, Misdemeanor Injury to Personal
> Property.
> Brian Koontz was served the above listed warrants by Transylvania
> County Deputies. Koontz is currently in custody at the Transylvania
> County Detention Facility under a ten thousand (10,000) dollar secured
> bond.
> Robin Morris Baldwin Jr. is still at large. It is thought he is still
> in Henderson County.
> If the public has information on Baldwin?s current location please
> contact the Transylvania County Sheriff?s Office at 828-884-3168 or
> Crime Stoppers Hotline at 828-862-7463.
> Information may also be submitted from the Transylvania County
> Sheriff?s Office web page at www.tcsonc.org
> Transylvania County Sheriff?s Office along with Pisgah Astronomical
> Research Institute would like to thank all media outlets who received
> the initial press release and covered the story. We would also like
> to thank all concerned citizens who phoned in with information.
> Detective Wade Abram
> Transylvania County Sheriff?s Office
> Criminal Investigation Division
> 153 Public Safety Way
> Brevard, North Carolina 28712
> 828-884-3210 Office
> 828-884-3168 Front Desk
> 828-884-3401 Fax
> wabram at tcsonc.org email
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Received on Sun 30 Dec 2012 03:38:16 PM PST

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