April 21, 2009
Police: Men confessed to bronze pig theft
Police in southern California said two men confessed at police headquarters to stealing a $15,000 bronze pig from a restaurant.
Investigators said the two men, ages 34 and 35, came into Chula Vista police headquarters at about 2 p.m. Monday and confessed to stealing the 3-foot-tall statue from Miguel's Cocina April 5 before returning the item to its owner, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported Tuesday.
Gonzales said both men were arrested on suspicion of grand theft and conspiracy.