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Stolen Instruments Reported

June 2007

£10,000 worth of instruments which were recently stolen from the Colchester store.

Fender Eric Clapton Stratocaster, Black, maple neck, SZ6284686
Fender Eric Johnson Stratocaster, Black, maple neck, EJ08991
Fender USA Standard Stratocaster, Black, maple neck, Z6296310
Fender USA Standard Stratocaster, White, maple neck, Z6298638
Fender 1957 Ltd Ed. Stratocaster, WBL,V171442
Ibanez Paul Gilbert PGM301, White, F0634173
Gibson ES335 Dot, Vintage Sunburst, 00396727
Gibson Les Paul Classic, Bullion Gold, 055947
Gibson Les Paul Custom, Wine Red, GHW CS51213

If you have any information of the whereabouts of any of these guitars, please contact Lou Moodie on 01206 793576, 07850 553218 or 07714954848. Alternatively, contact Colchester Police on 01206 762212.

Truck loaded with £250,000 HK gear driven away from hotel in Birmingham!

November 2007

Truck taken early on Monday, November 5th from the hotel car park at the Innkeepers Lodge, Sheldon, Birmingham.

A white MAN 7.5 tonne truck with tail lift, reg FN54 FPZ
Hired by John Hornby Skewes & Co

Containing:
HK Audio Cohedra line array concert PA,
Included Cohedra line array cabinets and subwoofers, plus a number of flight-cased VX2400 power amp racks and digital field controllers.
PA system and various ancillary equipment
The flight-cased cabling/fly bars for the system was also included in the haul
A number of HK's self-powered Fast monitors and ConTour CT112 speaker cabinets.
Cohedra mid/high assemblies were housed in large grey flight-cases
Subwoofers were mounted four units high on dollies, protected by black Cohedra logo's road covers
Number of smaller, portable HK Audio PA systems, including Elias, Max, Impact, Performer and Smart compact active portable PA's, all in HK-branded road covers.
Numerous other systems,

In all, the total value of the goods stolen was in the region of £250,000. Due to the rapid and highly organised nature of the theft, early indications are that the PA truck was professionally 'stolen to order'.

It would be greatly appreciated if all reading this news flash would please forward the details to contact 0845 1135000, and ask for Stetchford Police Station, quoting crime reference number 20D31517707, or JHS themselves at +44 (0) 113 286 5381.