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City seeks public's help identifying koi thiefs

By Leonard Ho - Posted Sep 20, 2016 09:00 AM
The City of Villa Rica, Georgia, is looking for three men that may be responsible for the disappearance of six to eight mature (and expensive) kois from the Pine Mountain Gold Museum.
City seeks public's help identifying koi thiefs

One of three suspicious men recorded before the kois went missing.

The manager of the Pine Mountain Gold Museum informed police that three men were seen on video acting suspiciously and later fishing in the pond adjacent to the gem mining exhibit on the evening of Monday, August 29, 2016. The next day, museum staff noticed the disappearance of 6 to 8 of the original 30 koi in the pond.

If you have any information regarding this crime, contact the Villa Rica Police Department at (678) 785-1100;  reference case number 2016-08001460.  Read the description and watch the surveillance video below.

Author: Leonard Ho
Location: Southern California

I'm a passionate aquarist of over 30 years, a coral reef lover, and the blog editor for Advanced Aquarist. While aquarium gadgets interest me, it's really livestock (especially fish), artistry of aquariums, and "method behind the madness" processes that captivate my attention.


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