Marvel Statues Stolen In Salt Lake City

by Jeff

VeloNews reports cyclist David Zabriskie’s Marvel Comics statues were stolen from his home. There’s a $10,000 reward for information.

Salt Lake City Police have issued an appeal for the public’s help in recovering items stolen in a burglary at the home of Garmin-Slipstream’s David Zabriskie.

According to police, the break-in occurred while Zabriskie was in California for the recent Amgen Tour.

Police also issued a partial list of items stolen and asked for help in their recovery, particularly if any turn up in local pawnshops or on eBay.

According to police, the Marvel sideshow statues are distinctive in that they stand two- to three feet tall and are very heavy. The stolen statues were of: “Hellboy” pistol figurine, “Ash” Army of Darkness, “Tomb Raider” Lara Croft, “The Punisher,” “Alien,” “Ironman” Limited Edition, and a “Gears of War” character.

Anyone with any information on this burglary or the location of the items is asked to call the Tips for Cash line at (801) 799-INFO (4636). Please reference case #09-32767.

Per the Salt Lake Tribune, police have named a suspect.

Police said Wednesday they are now looking for Leopold Jay Howard and believe he is the primary suspect in the robbery. Howard is 5-foot-6 and 145 pounds. He has brown hair, brown eyes and a scar across the top of his nose.

The president of the company where Zabriskie bought the Marvel statues announced a $10,000 reward leading to any information about the thefts.

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