ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 31, 2023,) – Anaheim Police Detectives are looking for assistance in locating a stolen urn.
On March 21, 2023, the Anaheim Police Department Communications Center received a call regarding a theft from a residence on the 300 block of S. Illinois Street. Upon arrival, Department personnel met with the victim and discovered a package containing an urn, filled with her son’s remains, had been stolen from the victim’s porch.
Detectives are actively investigating the theft and are looking for the public’s help in locating the stolen urn. Detectives believe the theft occurred on March 21, 2023, between 4:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
The victim is offering a $5,000 reward for its safe return, no questions asked.
Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding the theft of the urn, or its whereabouts, to call the Anaheim Police Department at 714-328-8153 or contact Orange County Crime Stoppers at 855-TIP-OCCS or www.occrimestoppers.org.
A photograph of the stolen urn, with redacted (blurred) information, is attached to this press release.