SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify a person of interest, but this person is not wanted for a crime.
A couple of months ago, a collection more than a century old, turned up inside a Sacramento storage unit during a theft investigation. Detectives are now searching for the rightful owner.
Inside the boxes is a collection of history more than 100 years old.
Sacramento County Sheriff’s Det. Nathan Cereceres said, “Never seen anything like this before. I’m intrigued just by looking at it.”
Once-stolen family memories have now been recovered by the sheriff’s department and are ready to reunite with their owner.
Cereceres said, “I’ve yet to come across something as unique as this,” said Cereceres, “Everything in here has some meaning. It’s part of their family history; it’s part of their lineage.”
The boxes were recently found inside a storage unit filled mostly with other stolen items. Many of the…