• STOLEN: Epiphone MB-250 banjo

    Jeremy Bauer just wrote in to report a sad incident: I was in Portland, OR on 01-28-2006 when my Epiphone MB-250 banjo was stolen out of my car (along with a lot of other stuff including my Michael Burke pennywhistles

  • Stolen Instrument Registry

    The Northern California Bluegrass Society is sponsoring a National Stolen & Missing Instrument directory. It allows for instant listing of a stolen instrument and is expected to be a useful resource for pickers, retailers, and law enforcement agencies alike. There

  • Stolen Instruments Recovered

    We previously posted about the instruments stolen from the home of Gena Britt - Tew. Gena just wrote in with the great news that the instruments have been recovered and returned. Here's her email. My instruments were recovered! Yeah!! I got

  • STOLEN: Red Diamond A style mandolin

    Megan Lynch wrote in to tell us about a stolen instrument alert. It seems the house shared by 3 members of the California based Donner Mountain Bluegrass Band was broken into recently and quite a bit of stuff was stolen.

  • Instruments stolen at IBMA (?) recovered

    We just received this note from Casey Henry: The Nashville Metro Police department has recovered two stolen instruments. A banjo and a mandolin. If anyone wants to claim them they should contact Detective Mavity at 615-862-7611. The Nashville police must be somewhat

  • New Turtle Hill banjo stolen

    We just received a notice from Dave Schenkman of Turtle Hill Banjo Company in Bryantown, MD that a recent shipment of three new Turtle Hill Woody banjos included one empty box, from which a banjo had been removed, and the

  • Stolen – 1964 Gibson RB-250

    Gena Britt Tew just contacted me with an alert that her husband and herself were robbed yesterday while at work. The thieves got three instruments along with a few household items. They got the XBox, about 20 games, a Watch, tried