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Farmington police investigate burglary at Masonic Lodge
FARMINGTON — Farmington police want to know who burglarized the Masonic Lodge and made off with $16,000 worth of property — including some swords and a crown.
The burglary was reported around 8:26 a.m. on May 22 at the Masonic Lodge at 114 N. Behrend Ave.
Several items were taken, including nine swords, a silver crown with rhinestones, two Navajo rugs and a silver display platter engraved with the words "Four Corners happening" and a squaring compass, according to a Farmington Police Department Facebook post.
Farmington Police spokesperson Georgette Allen said the stolen property was worth more than $16,000.
Two types of swords were taken.
Five Veil swords were described as two-feet long with black handles, black sheaths, red leather holsters and silver blades
Four Knights of Templar swords were described as 30-inches long with white handles.
One of the Navajo rugs is described as two-feet by three-feet. It is gray, red and white with a squaring compass on it.
Anyone with information is asked to message the Farmington Police Department Facebook page referencing case #18-34728.
Anyone who wishes to be anonymous is asked to call San Juan County Crime Stoppers at 505-334-8477.