Victims get chance to recover stolen goods

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

VALLEY CENTER, Calif. — Recovered stolen goods will be displayed in Valley Center on Saturday in an effort to return them to their rightful owners, authorities announced Friday.

sheriffThe items will be displayed from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the sheriff’s station at 28201 N. Lake Wohlford Road, according to San Diego County sheriff’s Lt. Kelly Martinez.

Authorities recovered the items during an investigation into a theft ring involving victims from Ramona, Poway, San Marcos, Escondido, Fallbrook, Vista, Encinitas and Orange County, Martinez said.

To view and ultimately claim an item, victims must bring a copy of a theft report that was filed with a law enforcement agency before Oct. 30 or other proof of ownership. Martinez said other proof would include insurance documents, a personal photo of the item or serial number.