Painting recovered after being stolen from Raymond home
Raymond Police, along with South Bend, Pacific County Deputies, and Fish and Wildlife, responded to a residence on Monohon Landing Rd in Raymond on Wednesday for a home burglary that had just occurred.
The resident came home and saw a suspicious van in front of her house. As the she drove up to the back of the home, the van fled east on Monohon Landing toward Old Willapa. The victim looked around inside and noticed a valuable painting missing from an upstairs room. The resident immediately called the police and told them that they thought the suspect was a relative.
The suspect or suspects were not located after a search of the area. Grays Harbor County was advised that the suspect vehicle may be heading toward Aberdeen.
On Thursday the Raymond Police Department were told that the stolen painting was located at Bryan and Son Jewelers in Aberdeen. Employees at Bryan and Son have cooperated completely with law enforcement. The Aberdeen Police Department responded to the location and verified the painting was secure.
Police believe the suspect entered the home through an unlocked window. Residents are reminded to lock windows and doors to their residence when not home and to contact the Raymond Police Department if they see suspicious persons or suspicious activity in their neighborhood.
The investigation is continuing.