Wednesday, 3 January 2007

Bronze head of Shevchenko found at Burlington smelting facility, arrests made

"The smelter didn't know the head of the statue of poet Taras Shevchenko was stolen until Tuesday when he read about it in the paper. He bought the piece, along with some smaller fragments of bronze on Dec. 12 from two men who told him they were disposing of the statue on behalf of the city of Oakville, according to published reports.

"As police were interviewing employees at Thomson's shop, the two suspects who sold the stolen goods reportedly arrived to sell off some more metal and were arrested." (from


John Stiles said...

Paul I`m not trying to be funny but they`re going to have the head of a fellow named "Shevchenko" if he doesn`t start scoring goals for Chelsea. 30 Million, pounds... Think he shops for Harmonie products at the Co-op. Sties

Paul Vermeersch said...
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Paul Vermeersch said...

John, as usual, I have no idea what you're talking about. I don't have time to think about hockey in Canada let alone football in Britain. : ) P