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Stolen Picasso Drawing No Longer Off the Hook

November 22, 2011 | 2:47 pm

Stolen Picasso Drawing No Longer Off the Hook

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The man who stole a Picasso drawing from a San Francisco art gallery last summer has completed his jail sentence and is awaiting extradition to New York. But what about the drawing that Marc Lugo grabbed? It’s hard to steal anything these days without winding up the subject of a worldwide manhunt conducted over the […]

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July 14, 2011 | 4:31 pm

Police: Another Picasso, More Stolen Art Found in Apartment of Alleged Thief

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Police say a New Jersey man accused of stealing a valuable Picasso drawing from a San Francisco gallery had $500,000 worth of stolen artwork in his apartment, including another Picasso. Police in Hoboken, N.J., raided the home of Mark Lugo this week after receiving information from San Francisco authorities. Officers found […]

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Details on Picasso Theft Suspect

July 7, 2011 | 11:30 am

Details on Picasso Theft Suspect

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Update 11:30 a.m. KQED’s Peter Jon Shuler attended a police press conference today about the arrest of a suspect in the Case of the Stolen Picasso (Caught on Video). Some details about the arrestee: The suspect’s name is Mark Lugo, 30, from Hoboken, New Jersey. No prior serious arrests; one arrest in a minor alcohol-related […]

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Alleged Picasso Drawing Thief Caught on Video

July 6, 2011 | 1:16 pm

Alleged Picasso Drawing Thief Caught on Video

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Boy it’s hard to steal anything these days without winding up the subject of a worldwide manhunt conducted over the Internet. The latest example: Someone nabbed a 1965 Picasso drawing called “Tete de Femme” (on sale for more than $200,000, according to the Chronicle) from a San Francisco gallery in Union Square. That was yesterday. […]

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