Coin Shop Burglary Eastern Shore Maryland
On the weekend of October 11, 2014 an Eastern Shore Maryland dealer was the victim of a burglary which resulted in the loss of over $300,000 in gold and cash. The suspects utilized a sledge hammer to gain entry into the shop from an adjoining business. The motion alarm was not tripped.
Approximately 500-600 pieces of fractional gold and early commemoratives was stolen. The coins included Pandas, Maple Leafs, Eagles and Kangaroos. Also taken was $60,000 in cash.
Dealers should be on the watch for any subject or subjects attempting to sell a large number of gold coins as described above.
Anyone with information should contact: