Stolen prints recovered during arrest of suspects
Husband and wife Eric and Jennifer Gollnick have been booked for burglary - accused of stealing some valuable artwork and jewelry from the home of Jennifer's mother.
The artwork, a pair of prints valued at $60,000, has been recovered. The jewelry is still missing.
Beth Tonkinson reported the thefts of the two Salvador Dali prints along with more than $5,000 worth of sapphire jewelry. The items had been taken from her West Omaha home near 166th and Polk.
Omaha Police Burglary detectives and Uniform Patrol officers quickly identified and arrested the suspects. The Gollnicks were arrested around 5:30 Thursday evening in the 2900 block of South 187th Plaza. Police say the Gollnicks were about to leave Omaha with a U-Haul packed full of their belongings.
The U-Haul was seized and the Detectives obtained a search warrant to look for the missing items from the burglary. The two pieces of art prints were found in the U-haul truck.
The missing jewelry is described as a sapphire bracelet and necklace set, and a pearl bracelet and necklace set. Detectives are seeking any information about that property.
Anyone who may have information about the missing jewelry is encouraged to contact the Omaha Police Burglary Unit at 402-444-5657 or Crime Stoppers at 402-444-STOP.
Stolen Prints Recovered