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Deputies need help locating stolen glass art

Posted at 4:22 PM, Jan 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-29 08:11:21-05
GREEN VALLEY, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) - Deputies need help from the public in locating stolen glass artwork that has a combined value of up to $100,000.
 
Deputy Ryan Inglett, spokesperson with the Pima County Sheriff's Department says that on Oct. 8, deputies responded to 3320 South Placita De La Fabula for a reported burglary.
 
Nearly 30 pieces of hand blown glass disappeared from the home in Green Valley. Sunnie Kent says the collection was prized by her late father who died back in 2014. The Los Angeles resident noticed the collection was gone when she visited the house this past fall.
 
"When we arrived that afternoon, after driving for some time, I was shocked at the state of the house," said Kent.
 
Drawers and closets were ransacked and the collection that was once on display was missing from her parent's home.
 
"The way that feeling evolved from anger to sort of disbelief to, I hate to say it but feeling like a victim".
 
The collection was crafted by a famous company called Steuben Glass. The 30 stolen pieces are worth an estimated $100,000.
 
"The monetary value is considerably less than the emotional attachment," said Kent.
 
But the glass collection wasn't the only thing missing.
 
"Small things, things that you don't think of until they're gone. Like I remember my mother using the Kitchen Aid and that Kitchen Aid is gone. My mother's simple gold bracelet, gone. It's such a strange violation."
 
Deputies say there were no signs of forced entry at the home. Anyone with information about the stolen art is urged to contact 911 or 88-CRIME.