February 24, 2017 3:49 pm

Police find stolen Bruce Springsteen art in New Jersey drug raid

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Police executing a drug raid in New Jersey have recovered a stolen piece of pop art depicting Bruce Springsteen.

NJ.com reports officers found the metal cutout of Springsteen after searching an apartment in Asbury Park on Feb. 17.

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Police say they found two guns, various drugs and drug packaging equipment, and personal electronics. The tenant was arrested and charged.

Officials say the Springsteen portrait belongs to a local storeowner who specializes in repurposed home decor pieces. The green and white image cut into metal by a torch was stolen in November.

Springsteen’s career began in the New Jersey shore city, where he frequently returns to perform.

 

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