NEW ON 11 AT 11 - STOLENMEMORIES ARE NOW IN THE HANDSOF THEIR RIGHTFUL OWNER.
ANDIT'S ALL THANKS TO A FACEBOOKPOST.9 ON YOUR SIDE'S KRISTENSWILLEY JOINS US LIVE WITH HOWWILDER, KENTUCKY POLICE GAVA ESTRING OF ROBBERIES A HAPPYENDING.PATTY DENNIS SAYS THE THIEVESGOT INTO HER BACK SEAT ANDTOOK OFF WITH HER ARTPORTFOLIO.
THERE WAS NO MONEYINSIDE.
BUT SHE SAYS WHAT THEYT GOAWAY WITH HELD A DIFFERENTKIND OF VALUE."She would have been aboutfour there, four or five."five."FOR PATTY DENNIS, THESESNAPSHOTS ARE HAPPY MEMORIESOF HER NOW 32-YEAR-OLDDAUGHTER, ALLIE.
THEY'RE ALSOINSPIRATION FOR HER FAVORITEHOBBY."I put them in my bag, in myportfolibeo cause I thoughtthat I would want to paintthem one day."day."PATTY GOES TO PAINTING CLASS SEEVERY THURSDAY, BUT THIS WEEKSOMETHING WAS WRONG.WRONG."There was no portfolio in mycar"I finally said 'I thinksomeone took something out ofmy car.'"car.'"THAT WAS THE CASE.
AND SHEWASN'T ALONE.
MARCH 6TH, AWILDER POLICE OFFICER SPOTTEDA STOLEN CAR IN THE PARKINGLOT OF THIS GAS STATION WITHSTOLEN MERCHANDISE FROMMULTIPLE PEOPLE INSIDE.
POLICEARRESTED THE ESTWO ON SITE.SITE."Mostly it was backpacks,purses, looking throughreceipts and paperwork wereable to identify a lot of the pepeople."ALMOST EVERYTHINGHAD ADDRESSESORPHONE NUMBERS, EXCEPT FOR APORTFOLIO WITH PICTURES.
SO,POLICE PUT THEM ON FACEBOOK.WHEN DENNIS WE TNTO REPLACEHER STOLEN GOODS, AN ART STOREEMPLOYEE MADE THE CONNECTION.CONNECTION."She goes 'Did y ouhave somepictures in there of childrenin your portfoli' o?and I said'Yes, I did have a handful ofpictures in there."there."AND CONTACTING POLICE, SHE'SPAINTING A SUNNIER PICTURE ANDSAYS SHE WON'T LEAVE HER CARUNLOCKED AGAIN."I got my lesson learned and Igot it back.
So, I was awinner both ways."ONE SUSPECT WAS CHARGED WITHRECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY ANDWAS ALSO WANTED ON TWOSEPARATE WARRANTS.
THE OTHERWAS ARRESTED ON AN UNRELATEDWARRANT.
REPORTINGLIVE...KRISTEN SWILLEY...9 ONYOUR SID