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Thieves take memorial plaque, Nuestro Pueblo, August 8, 1938

  Some things apparently do not change. Today, people steal copper wiring and manhole covers and sell them for scrap metal. In the 1930s, bronze plaques were apparently at risk.   The Fremont Gate to Elysian Park, 1549 N. Broadway, … Continue reading

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May 27, 1908

Above, time to start planning summer getaways to Tahoe … At left, fruit peddler Leonardo Vett, accused, along with his wife, of stealing diamonds from local jewelry shops. "Vett looks like a Jew but says he is an Italian," The … Continue reading

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Theft ring raided

  May 23, 1957 Los Angeles David Schubin and Barbara Rose Frazier knew all about supply and demand. It was only later that they learned about the law. Schubin and Frazier set up a small department store in their apartment … Continue reading

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