Native American artifacts worth thousands stolen from Durango storage

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Native American artifacts worth thousands stolen from Durango storage

Durango man offering $1,000 reward for info leading to arrest
More than $4,000 worth of Native American artifacts were stolen from a storage unit in Durango, including this pottery.
Longtime Durango resident and former archaeologist Branson Reynolds said this is one of 20 to 30 pieces of Native American artifacts stolen from his storage unit in Durango.
Longtime Durango resident Branson Reynolds worked as an archaeologist in the 1980s, collecting Native American artifacts from flea markets and galleries. This ladle is one of 20 to 30 items from his storage unit.
Durango resident Branson Reynolds is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the burglary of his collection of Native American artifacts. This ladle from the Ancestral Puebloans was among the items stolen.
Among the some 20 to 30 Native American artifacts stolen from Branson Reynolds’ collection were other pieces of rare and expensive jewelery, including this bear claw necklace.
Branson Reynolds said he is not sure exactly when 20 to 30 Native American artifacts were stolen from his storage unit in Durango, but he suspects it was in the last month. This bowl is one of 20 to 30 items stolen.
Branson Reynolds said police looked for fingerprints at his storage unit in Durango and are investigating who may have stolen the artifacts.
Branson Reynolds said he started collecting Native American artifacts about 30 years ago. His collection, that was stored in a Durango storage facility, was recently stolen, and there are no suspects.

Native American artifacts worth thousands stolen from Durango storage

More than $4,000 worth of Native American artifacts were stolen from a storage unit in Durango, including this pottery.
Longtime Durango resident and former archaeologist Branson Reynolds said this is one of 20 to 30 pieces of Native American artifacts stolen from his storage unit in Durango.
Longtime Durango resident Branson Reynolds worked as an archaeologist in the 1980s, collecting Native American artifacts from flea markets and galleries. This ladle is one of 20 to 30 items from his storage unit.
Durango resident Branson Reynolds is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the burglary of his collection of Native American artifacts. This ladle from the Ancestral Puebloans was among the items stolen.
Among the some 20 to 30 Native American artifacts stolen from Branson Reynolds’ collection were other pieces of rare and expensive jewelery, including this bear claw necklace.
Branson Reynolds said he is not sure exactly when 20 to 30 Native American artifacts were stolen from his storage unit in Durango, but he suspects it was in the last month. This bowl is one of 20 to 30 items stolen.
Branson Reynolds said police looked for fingerprints at his storage unit in Durango and are investigating who may have stolen the artifacts.
Branson Reynolds said he started collecting Native American artifacts about 30 years ago. His collection, that was stored in a Durango storage facility, was recently stolen, and there are no suspects.
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