CARLOCK - Rare silver coins, guns, jewelry and electronics - plus a rare gold Catholic medal - were stolen from a residence northwest of Carlock, McLean County sheriff's police said.
A door was forced open in a daytime burglary Monday, police said.
Among the items stolen were 42-inch and 52-inch televisions, a one-carat diamond ring, a silver necklace and a jar of change. Also stolen were 100 rare coins kept in a safe.
Guns stolen were a .22 caliber handgun with red dot scope, a 1940 Colt .38 caliber handgun, a .22 caliber semiautomatic rifle, and Remington and Winchester 12-gauge shotguns.
A flat-screen TV also was stolen from a camper. A garbage can was also stolen.
The stolen medal depicted St. Nicholas, who in addition to being the inspiration for Santa Claus is the patron saint of repentant thieves.
Be the first to know
Get local news delivered to your inbox!