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Investigators seek public’s assistance in locating stolen Olympic medals


LAGUNA HILLS, Ca. (November 10, 2022): Orange County Sheriff’s investigators are seeking the public’s assistance in locating three Olympic Games medals stolen during the course of a home burglary in Laguna Hills.

On Oct. 29, 2022, a residence in the 25000 block of Black Horse Lane was burglarized in the evening hours after suspect(s) stole a safe containing items including three Olympic Games medals. The gold, silver, and bronze medals belonged to an athlete who competed as part of the US Women’s Volleyball team in the 2012, 2016 and 2020 Olympic Games. The medals were being temporarily stored at the home in Laguna Hills when the burglary occurred.

Orange County Sheriff’s investigators are following all leads to identify the suspect(s) responsible for the burglary. No arrests have been made at this time.

If you have any information regarding the burglary or if you see someone in possession of an Olympic Games medal who does not have a valid reason to possess it, you are asked to contact OC Sheriff’s Southwest Investigations Bureau at 949-425-1900. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Orange County Crime Stoppers at 1-855-TIP-OCCS (1-855-847-6227).

stolen Olympic medals

***Photo of the stolen medals 

Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, gold

Olympic Games Rio 2016, bronze

Olympic Games London 2012, silver